TWO armed robbers allegedly manhandled a Mandara man and his wife and demanded US$16 000 before stealing clothes and cellphones, which they loaded into the complainant’s Honda Fit vehicle and drove off.
The suspected armed robbers Tichaona Dera (28) and Benard Simbarashe Kurira (41) appeared before magistrate Dennis Mangosi on Saturday charged with armed robbery.
On July 1 this year, they allegedly stole a handbag containing US$560 from a house in Mandara,
Thee vehicle was later recovered in Sunningdale 2, Harare.
On August 12, detectives received information that Brighton Masamvi was using one of the stolen cellphones. A follow up was made leading to Masamvi’s arrest. Masamvi then implicated Dera and Kurira.