Thursday 17 August 2023


A MEMBER of the Zimbabwe National Army, Arnold Nyoni (29), appeared at the Plumtree Magistrates Court yesterday charged with robbing a pedestrian of US$90.

Plumtree magistrate, Joshua Nembaware, granted Nyoni $50 000 bail and remanded the matter to tomorrow for trial continuation.

The State led by Arnold Mudekunye alleged that on August 4 around 4am, Nyoni pounced on Alphonse Nkomo (35) who was walking along a footpath.

Nkomo tried to resist, but was overpowered and robbed of his wallet containing US$90.

When Nyoni investigated he was told that the robber was a soldier at 1.3 infantry battalion, Plumtree.

The complainant went to the army base where he identified the suspect.

He filed a police report, leading to Nyoni’s arrest. Newsday


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