2 Byo men lose US$122k to armed robbers

Source: 2 Byo men lose US$122k to armed robbers – The Southern Eye

TWO Bulawayo men lost US$122 598 in cash, while collecting the money from a security company cash in transit offices in Thorngrove West, Bulawayo earlier this week.

“Two men who had gone to the cash-in-transit offices to collect cash for banking were attacked by two male suspects who were armed with an unidentified pistol, while using a white Honda Fit vehicle.

“The suspects snatched a satchel which had US$122 598 and sped off in their get-away vehicle,” police said in a statement.

 According to the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, Zimbabwe recorded 1 120 armed robberies in 2021, compared with 931 in the previous year.