A 21-year-old kuwadzana extension man accused of armed robbery cases around Harare was arrested after he was found with unlawful possession of a firearm.
21-Year-Old Armed Robber Arrested After Tip-Off
Austine Ncube appeared before Harare Magistrate Learning Mapiye facing charges of unlawful possession of a firearm.
According to the case of the state, Ncube was found in possession of a Taurus pistol without a valid firearm certificate.
Ncube was caught off guard whilst driving a Mercedes Benz vehicle at Mbudzi roundabout where they arrested him following a tip-off.
According to investigations by the CID Homicide Harare, Ncube was wanted for armed robbery cases in and around Harare, which resulted in his arrest.
Upon the arrest, Ncube’s vehicle was searched and the detectives found the pistol in the door panel of the vehicle, which Ncube failed to produce a certificate for.
Ncube was granted $100 bail with the case being postponed to December 12.
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