Armed robbers ambush liquor delivery truck, get away with US$25 000


A liquor delivery truck driver lost US$25 000 cash to armed robbers along the Chakari-Chegutu Road on Saturday.

In a statement, police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, said two unidentified men and a woman, armed with unknown rifles, intercepted a liquor delivery truck.

They stole money as well as two cellphones from the driver and his assistant.

Asst Comm Nyathi said police are also investigating a robbery case, which occurred on Friday, at the Vehicle Inspection Depot in Bulawayo.

“Eight unidentified suspects, armed with iron bars as well as screwdrivers, are reported to have attacked three security guards, who were on duty at the depot, before stealing US$1150 and Z$255 000 cash.

“The suspects disarmed one of the security guards and stole a 303 rifle, serial number 556340HW38, with no ammunition.

“Anyone with information to contact any nearest police station,” said Ass Comm Nyathi.

— HMetro

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