Trisa Ray Sibanda, B-Metro reporter
POLICE have arrested three suspected armed robbers believed to have been behind 14 robbery incidents including the one which occurred in Matopo at Silozwe Business Centre.
The three arrested are Lidion Moyo (51), Vincent Mpofu (29) and Liberty Moyo (25).
“Police in Bulawayo have arrested Lidion Moyo (51), Vincent Mpofu (29) and Liberty Moyo (25) for a robbery case which occurred at Silozwe Business Centre, Matopo on 21/11/21.
In a statement on their twitter account, the police said a colt automatic pistol with a magazine of two rounds was recovered from Vincent, who attempted to escape resulting in him being shot on the neck.
“Investigations have revealed that the pistol was stolen through a robbery in Gwanda on 16/11/21 where a complainant was robbed of ZAR 70 000, US$3 500 and a pistol with 10 rounds of ammunition,” said the Police on twitter.
Police investigations linked the suspects to other cases of robbery.
“The suspects are being linked to 14 other cases of robbery including the one which occurred along Bulawayo-Harare Road where a complainant was robbed of US$32 000. #Notocrime,” tweeted the police.