A supposedly to be respected and honoured senior citizen of Zimbabwe,Harare male aged 64 appeared before the Harare Magistrate court today on allegations of theft of car parts.
On the 24th of September 2018 at corner 2nd street and Fife Avenue ,Harare, Edwin Gwama the accused was alleged to have unlawfully and intentionally took property valued at $400.
It is alleged that the complainant had parked his motor vehicle ,a mazda 323 and left all the doors locked. The accused person who was armed with a size 12 spanner and a screwdriver proceeded to the locked car ,and whilst at the car ,forced open the motor vehicles bonnet using the spanner , removed the distributor from the engine and walked away leaving the bonnet partially closed.
All this was in the eyes of a male adult who was parked next to the complainant’s motor vehicle who quickly alerted the complainant who was in the nearby office, who then checked his car and realised that the distributor was missing . The accused was searched and was found in possession of a spanner, screwdriver and the complainant’s distributor.
The stolen distributor valued at $400 and all has been recovered. Edwin Gwama acted unlawfully and was denied bail at Rotten Row Court because he is a second offender charged with theft within a space of a month ,the other case dated 15 August 2018.