A gang of thugs in Zimbabwe have been declared wanted for kidnapping and gang-rape.
The police in Bulawyo, Zimbabwe, have declared three men wanted for allegedly assaulting, kidnapping and gang-raping a woman who was with her boyfriend before escaping in their victims’ vehicle which they used to commit other crimes, MyZimbabwe reports.
The carjacking incident, according to the police, happened in Cowdray Park suburb near TM Shopping Centre on Saturday night.
The trio said to be notorious thugs, reportedly smashed the windscreen of their victims’ Nissan Drift with an axe before using the same weapon to attack the male victim on the forehead.
Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Precious Simango, said the lady was gang-raped by the trio.
“After attacking the boyfriend they forced him into the back seat of the car before driving away to a place near Norwood plots. That’s where they stopped the car and took turns to rape the woman.
The three then forced the couple back into the car and drove towards the Victoria Falls-Nyamandlovu Road.”
Inspector Simango added that the three suspects stopped the car and made a U-turn after they encountered a police roadblock.
“When they were approaching Victoria Falls Road they saw a police roadblock, forcing them to a make U-turn back to Cowdray Park. They dumped the couple before driving back into the suburb where they committed other crimes.
They found a woman who was coming from South Africa and was still trying to open a gate in her yard. They attacked her and robbed her of groceries, purse, and other bags.
The woman screamed awakening her neighbours and she was also heard by police who were on night patrol. One of the woman's neighbours managed to take down the vehicle’s registration number.
They pursued the vehicle together with the police who were on patrol. The suspects drove towards the Nkulumane-Solusi Road where they lost control of the vehicle. The three suspects disembarked and escaped on foot.”