Crime spikes as economy worsens

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Crime spikes as economy worsens 02 February 2015

Suburban crime, especially house burglaries has hit the roof over the past few years as the Zimbabwean economy and the unacceptably high joblessness among the populace continue to worsen.

This has  now prompted stretched police to call on members of the public to take stronger measures to secure their property and to purchase goods such as television set from reputable shops to enable them to follow up cases more successfully in the event of theft.

Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said yesterday that there was a worrying spate of burglaries in Harare’s residential areas by hardened criminals who were wreaking havoc as residents slept.