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    Notorious Chivi armed robber nabbed



    WALTER MAFEKING

    CHIVI -
    A 26 year-old man who is believed to be a member of an armed robbery gang that has been terrorising Chivi was nabbed by Police and is appearing in court facing two counts of robbery and attempted murder.
    Victor Koto Chikambure appeared before Magistrate Bishard Chineka on October 3, 2016.
    It is the State case that Chikambure who resides in Mabwe Village under headman Madyangove and was in company of Pardon and Oswell Hungwe who are still at large armed themselves with pistols and Taurus revolver and robbed Huruyadzo stockist at Chivi Growth Point, Tsikira Stores at Shokoni Business Centre and Katambe homestead.
    On April 19, 2016 at around 1am the trio in a movie style, armed with two pistols and covering their faces with masks allegedly pounced on Huruyadzo stockist where they held hostage a security guard and employees strapping them with sellotape before assaulting and spraying them with pepper in their eyes.
    It is said that the trio gained entry through the roof where they allegedly used duplicate keys to open the safe and left with US$16 680 00 and cell phones.
    On May 29, 2016 the trio allegedly invaded Tsikira store armed with pistols where Chikambure allegedly shot a person and injured 3 others.
    On September 28, 2016 in the evening, the gang proceeded to Katambe`s homestead where they attempted to shoot to death the complainant (name not supplied).
    It is said they (robbers) fled away after the complainant retaliated.
    A satchel containing clothing, MTN sim card and three spent cartridges were recovered at the scene.
    Mashava CID detective (35) Liberal Herbert Dube denied the accused bail on condition that his accomplice`s are not yet found and there are chances that he might flee away and join them.
    Chikambure was remanded in custody to October 17, 2016.crime news
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