Former police officer caught on camera after brazen break-in at Interpol offices


Former police officer faces unlawful entry charges

In a concerning development, a former police officer, Whitemore Tafadzwa Kakono, has found himself in the dock, accused of breaking into the Interpol Regional Bureau Building in Harare.

According to the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe, the 52-year-old suspect, who currently works as a driver for the office of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, is alleged to have committed the unlawful entry on June 16, 2024, at around 6:00 AM.

The state authorities claim that Kakono gained unauthorized access to the second floor of the Interpol building and proceeded to ransack several offices. The alleged criminal activity was captured on CCTV, leading to the former officer’s arrest the following day at the University of Zimbabwe campus.

Investigators were able to recover the jacket that Kakono was reportedly wearing during the commission of the crime, further corroborating the evidence against him.

The accused individual has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in the Harare Magistrates’ Court on July 8, 2024, to answer to the charges of unlawful entry.

This incident has undoubtedly sent shockwaves through the local community, as the public places a high level of trust and expectation in the integrity of law enforcement officials.

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