Double grief as robbers seize cash, jewellery from mourners

By Staff Reporter

As if the loss of a loved one was not enough grief for the victims, armed robbers on Wednesday pounced on a group of mourners at a house in Harare’s upmarket Highlands suburb where they seized cash amounting to more than US$800 and some jewellery valued at US$41 800.

Police confirmed the attack which happened on Wednesday.

“Police in Highlands are investigating a case of robbery which occurred at a house in Greendale, Harare on 06 March 2024 in which five unidentified male suspects who were armed with a bolt cutter, catapults and wooden sticks, attacked 10 victims who were attending a funeral.

“The suspects stole US$800 cash and 300 Euros from one of the victims before they ransacked the house and stole 30 assorted gold and silver rings valued at US$41 800,” police said.

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