Po­lice re­cover stolen prop­erty

Sunday News (Zimbabwe) - - National News - Love­ness Mpofu Sun­day News Re­porter

PO­LICE in Bu­l­awayo have re­cov­ered prop­erty worth $2 670 from two sus­pected thieves who stole house­hold goods from homes in Nku­lumane, Pu­mula, Emakhan­deni, Mbun­dane and Cow­dray Park.

The two sus­pected thieves, Ed­win Sayi (26) of 70075 New Loben­gula and Sipho Nki­wane (31) of 70052 New Loben­gula were ar­rested by de­tec­tives from Nku­lumane Po­lice Sta­tion who had re­ceived a tip off, af­ter the two men had al­legedly stolen from a house in Mbun­dane.

Bu­l­awayo po­lice spokesper­son In­spec­tor Pre­cious Si­mango said on 10 May at num­ber 25 Mbun­dane, Sayi and Nki­wane broke into Mr Fran­cis Chirwa’s house, forced open a bed­room win­dow, cut the bur­glar bar and en­tered the house where they stole prop­erty com­pris­ing a blan­ket, four pairs of trousers, five kitchen pots, two litres of cook­ing oil, 24 inch Tele­funken plasma tele­vi­sion set, so­lar bat­tery, two Ecco speak­ers and two 10 litre tins con­tain­ing rice and sugar. The po­lice only re­cov­ered the 24 inch Tele­funken plasma tele­vi­sion set and two Ecco speak­ers which are worth $400.

She said later that month on 30 May at 1356 Pe­land­aba West, the two broke into Ms Con­stance Ndlovu’s house at 11pm, forced open a sit­ting room win­dow, cut the bur­glar bar to gain en­try and stole prop­erty worth $1 500, com­pris­ing a nine-kilo­gramme grey gas cylin­der, Jun­gle Boost home theatre, two DVD play­ers, $8 cash, black school satchel, takkies, Sam­sung cell­phone and two text books. Goods re­cov­ered were nine-kilo­gramme grey gas cylin­der, Jun­gle Boost home theatre and a DVD player.

Insp Si­mango said the two later broke into a house in Emakhan­deni where they stole a 40 inch Hi-sense plasma tele­vi­sion set, Sam­sung ra­dio, two Sam­sung speak­ers, two small Sam­sung speak­ers, two sub­woofers, am­pli­fier and a Huawei cell­phone. All the stolen goods were re­cov­ered by the po­lice.

On 30 July at around 8pm, said Insp Si­mango, the duo broke into Mr Brian Ncube’s res­i­dence at house num­ber 14091 in Nku­lumane, where they stole one size 13 rear wheel from his Mazda 323.

On 8 Au­gust at around 4am they al­legedly stole two size 14 rear wheels be­long­ing to Mr Tawanda Maringe.

They also al­legedly stole two wheels from Mr Oswald Mkandla of 23625 Pu­mula South from his Toy­ota Hi­ace which was parked in his yard.

Insp Si­mango said the two stole from Mr Ve­laphezulu Ma­jaha of 14515 Pu­mula South two wheels from his Honda fit ve­hi­cle.

The two also al­legedly robbed a woman who was com­ing from Botswana, of her brand new LD TV, five months ago. They also stole a bat­tery from a verandah of a house in Nku­lumane, as well as gas tanks in an­other theft case.

Insp Si­mango ap­pealed to mem­bers of the pub­lic to visit Nku­lumane Po­lice Sta­tion to iden­tify some of the re­cov­ered goods.

“We ap­peal to mem­bers of the pub­lic to come and iden­tify their prop­erty which were stolen. They can also con­tact us on our hot­line num­ber 885479, 110 for NetOne lines and 999 for land­lines or con­tact Of­fi­cer in Charge Nku­lumane CID De­tec­tive Chief In­spec­tor Philip Tada,” said Insp Si­mango.

Zim­babwe Repub­lic Po­lice ( ZRP) de­tec­tives with some of the re­cov­ered stolen prop­erty at Nku­lumane Po­lice Sta­tion on Thurs­day

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