Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Kwekwe district has arrested Edmore Mupande (36) a serial robber who had been terrorising residents in Kwekwe and surrounding areas.
Mupande had been at large after committing several cases of armed robbery in and around Kwekwe.
Police recovered an axe, a knobkerrie and stolen Nokia Lumia cellphone that were used to commit the crimes.
Mupande used a silver Mark X vehicle as a getaway car in the commission of crime.
Investigations are in progress.
Meanwhile, ZRP has intensified operations; ‘no to unregistered motor vehicles’, ‘no to touts’, ‘no to unscrupulous fuel dealers’, ‘no to illegal forex dealers’, ‘no to dangerous weapons’, ‘no to machete gangs’ and ‘no to cross border crimes’ among other Police Operations.
The Operations have seen a combined total of 451 arrests made.
Cumulatively the total arrest to 19 531 since January 01.The Police urged members of the public to shun engaging in crime and to report all criminal activities at any police station.