Two police officers in court for robbery

Two police officers in court for robbery

Two police officers have appeared in court on charges of robbing an Indian businessman of $68,000 at a named lodge in Lusaka’s Emmasdale area.

The two officers Bugster Himuyaba and Charles Mwanza are jointly charged with a businessman Robson Chungu of John Howard compound.

Particulars of the charge are that the three on July 6, 2019 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown armed with a pistol stole $68,200 cash from Ilyas Patel.

The suspects also threatened to use actual violence on the said Patel in order to obtain the money or prevent resistance from the victim.

The three are in custody awaiting committal to the High Court for Trial.

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