[DEBATE] : (Fwd) Tsvangirai prepped for late March
pbond at mail.ngo.za
Wed Feb 13 03:54:46 GMT 2008
(Was this a Zanu(PF) move to soften Tsvangirai up for the bigger mugging
MDC leader robbed in Johannesburg office
12 February 2008, 22:23
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was robbed at his
Johannesburg offices on Tuesday evening, police said.
Spokesperson Thembi Nkhwasu said Tsvangirai and two of his officials
were in their offices in Homestead Avenue in Bryanston at about 6pm when
they were confronted by three men armed with pistols.
"The robbers stole the three men's bags, laptops, cellphones and an
undisclosed amount of Zimbabwe dollars.
"The robbers escaped in a white sedan that was waiting for them
outside," she said.
Police are investigating a case of armed robbery and appealed to anyone
with information to call the crime hotline, 08600
"We have not spoken to Tsvangirai but we can confirm that none of the
officials were hurt," said Nkhwasu. - Sapa
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