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Zvishavane Police Apprehend Four Armed Robbery Suspects, Three Guns Recovered

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Police in Zvishavane have arrested four men for unlawful possession of firearms.

In a statement, the ZRP said that police received a tip-off to the effect that there were some suspected criminals at a local car sale.

It indicated that a team of officers acted on the information and found out that the suspects had driven off in a Toyota Wish motor vehicle towards Bulawayo along the Masvingo Bulawayo road.

The suspects Sizwesenkosi Hlongwane (42), Isheunesu Gumbo (27), Bruce Ephraim Makara (29) and Don Tanaka Masukume (29) were then arrested at a police roadblock along the same road.

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The ZRP highlighted that police recovered a Taurus pistol with an empty magazine, a Star pistol with an empty magazine and an AK rifle bayonet, and a 3mm pistol.

It further indicated that investigations revealed that Hlongwane has two pending cases of armed robbery, which occurred in Kezi, Maphisa and Zvishavane.

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