Chinese Bakery robbed
13 October 2016
THREE suspected armed robbers were nabbed after they reportedly broke into Right Call Bakery and stole cash and flour amounting to more than US$10 000.
Nyasha Fote, Dickson Chapeyama and Jealous Chinemo were taken to the Harare magistrates’ court charged with armed robbery.
The trio, which was represented by lawyer Knowledge Maeresera, was not asked to plead to the charges when they appeared before magistrate Bianca Makwande.
Magistrate Makwande advised Fote, Chapeyama and Chinemo to approach the High Court for bail application.
State counsel, Sebastian Mutizirwa, had it that on October 9, Fote, Chapeyama and Chinemo hatched a plan to still from Right Call Bakery which is owned by Peng Peng Yang.
Acting in common purpose, the trio reportedly armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol. They reportedly went to the bakery’s premises where Patrick Magunda was manning. Allegations are that they pointed the guns at Magunda ordering him to be quite before they tied his hands with a string.
Allegations are that three suspected robbers entered the storeroom where they stole cash safe which contained US$10 000, 500 Yuan and five passports.
The trio is said to have proceeded to the warehouse were they stole 4x50kgs of flour before they drove away.
They went to a bushy area along Delport Road in Hatfield and shared the loot, according to the State.
Detectives received information to the effect that the trio was responsible for the theft at Right Call Bakery.
They were arrested and taken to court charged with armed robbery.
Fote, Chapeyama and Chinemo are expected to be back in court on October 26 for their routine remand.