2 notorious Tanzanian thieves arrested at lodge in Eastlea


TWO Tanzanians, who went on a spree of breaking into cars and stealing valuables, were tracked down to the lodge they were staying through a pair of AirPods they stole from one of their victims.

The two – Malaji Arabi Saidi and Shimdavala Mohamedi Shomari – were arrested at a lodge Eastlea.

Police recovered four laptops, five laptop chargers, three wrist watches, WiFi dongles, airpods, an iPad and three gate remotes, which they used to jam the car central locking systems.

The court heard that on March 14, Tapiwa December Chingozho parked his car along George Silundika Avenue and went about his business after locking his car.

A few minutes later, his iPhone 15 notified him that his iPad has left his car and was disconnected from his phone.

He didn’t file a police report immediately.

On March 23, he went to Avondale Shopping Centre and when he went back into his car, he realised the duo had struck again and had stolen his airpods.

He filed a police report.

On March 24, Chingozho was in Eastlea and discovered that his airpods were connecting to his phone and informed the police. HMetro.

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