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TWO MEN ARRESTED AFTER SERIES OF HOUSE BREAKING, ROBBERIES IN MANGOCHI

Two men have been arrested in Mangochi for terrorizing business persons and other people in the district.

The suspects, Kassan Ommar, 31 and Muhammad Alli, 28 were arrested in possession of panga knives, black head masks, 3 pliers, metal bars and other equipment which were all hidden in a stolen motor vehicle the two were using.

According to Mangochi Police Station Spokesperson, Amina Daudi Tepani, On June, 8, 2022, the criminals broke into a house of a Pakistan businessman and went away with K350 000 and two cell phones after they tied the watchman and assaulted the owner.

Following that, police launched a manhunt and intercepted the two in the wee hours of June, 9 while on a dark blue unregistered VW Polo motor vehicle.

Breaking equipment were seized from the vehicle and the owner of the vehicle managed to identify it as his.

Police said investigation is underway to capture other accomplices who were part of the gang during a series of house breaking and robberies in the district.

 

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