Zimba police arrest civil servant for theft of bicycles

POLICE in Zimba district of Southern Province have recovered five bicycles that were allegedly stolen from a storeroom belonging to the Department of Social Welfare.Zimba district commissioner, Rabison Mulamfu confirmed the development to ZANIS, saying the bicycles were sold in different villages in Nyawa area, 100 kilometres away from Zimba boma.Mr Mulamfu said one suspect, a female civil servant has been arrested whilst her alleged accomplice, a male , is on the run and that a manhunt for the suspect has been launched by police.Mr Mulamfu said the incident occurred on Monday, April 11, 2022, around 23:00 hours when the storeroom was broken into.”I can confirm that there was a break-in at the Social Welfare Department in which five bicycles were stolen but recovered. After investigations, police managed to arrest one person in connection with the theft while another accomplice bolted,” he said. The district commissioner is appealing to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the suspect to contact him or Zimba Police.Source: ZANIS

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