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Legal Experts Call For Stiffer Penalties For Armed Robbery

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Legal experts in the Great Dyke have called upon lawmakers and the judiciary to consider setting mandatory sentences for cases of armed robbery.

Speaking to Great Dyke News, Legal Expert, Advocate Tichaona Chivasa said a mandatory sentence for robbers will help reduce armed robbery cases that have taken a toll on the country.

He highlighted that a mandatory sentence of 40 years would send an effective message to would be offenders.

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There has been an alarming increase in armed robbery cases targeting mines, business entities as well as motorists and commuters.

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