NEW!  BREAKING NEWS: Top 5 world’s richest people in 2020 Read More


Thief arrested after falling from ceiling during operation

1 Mins read

A suspected serial thief has been caught in the mining town of Gwanda, Zimbabwe after he fell from the ceiling of a shopping complex during an operation. 

Thief arrested after falling from ceiling during operation

The suspect reportedly gained access to the shopping complex  at Emabhizeni along 4th Avenue through one of the shops’ windows before using the ceiling to enter other shops to steal various goods.

A supermarket employee told The Chronicle that he saw the thief in the act and when chased after him, he panicked and fell from the ceiling on Tuesday morning, February 23.

The employee said, “I was just arriving for work when I heard sounds at the back. I made a follow up as it was still quiet with most people not having reported to work yet. I saw the thief trying to jump from the ceiling.

“I managed to climb into the ceiling and chased after him and he fell into a shop next door to us commonly known as China Shop. Security details managed to catch him before he fled from the scene.”

It was learnt that the thief was immediately apprehended by the police and placed in custody as members of the public bayed for his blood.

Matabeleland South provincial police spokesperson Inspector Loveness Mangena confirmed the incident, saying the thief is in police custody and assisting detectives in their investigations.

Mangena said, “I can confirm that we arrested a man in Gwanda who had broken into shops around the CBD”

Read more on our Metro News Page

Related posts

WICKEDNESS! Mother arrested after police rescue 15-year-old girl allegedly confined in a room for 10 years by her parents in Kano; father still on the search (photos)

1 Mins read
Kano state police command, Abdullahi Kiyawa, said the 15-year-old girl Miss Jibrin was confined to the home of her parents for 10…

WOW! See the moment two UK police officers were caught kissing in patrol car for '20 minutes' (video)

2 Mins read
A witness said he saw the two UK police officers kissing for 20 minutes in a patrol car in the car park…

See the moment Lady narrates how she got infected with HIV by her first-ever boyfriend and how she found out he has 3 babymamas

1 Mins read
The Lady revealed on her Twitter page that she met the man who infected her with HIV in 2010, claiming he was…
Please SUBSCRIBE for our Latest News


0 0 vote
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

'About 550 GGSS Jangebe Schoolgirls are missing' - Teacher says 50 out of 600 students were left behind by bandits

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x