The Sunday Mail
THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) is concerned with the rise of carjacking incidences involving the Honda Fit vehicle model.
In a statement on Thursday, national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said the culprits usually target motorists in car parks.
“On March 17, 2023, police in Bulawayo recorded a case of theft of a Honda Fit vehicle, registration number, AEB 4619,” he said.
“The car was stolen from a car park in Pumula East after the complainant had parked it for overnight safekeeping.”
On March 17, 2023, another motorist lost a Honda Fit vehicle, registration number ADT 8724, while it was parked for overnight safekeeping along 3rd Street in Warren Park, Harare.
“In another case, a Honda Fit vehicle, registration number, AEV 5490, was stolen on March 17, 2023, along Basch Street, between 10th and 11th Avenue in Bulawayo,” said Ass Comm Nyathi.
In yet another related case, on March 18, 2023, a 39-year-old man discovered his Honda Fit vehicle, registration number, AFY 7901, had been stolen after parking it for overnight safekeeping at a car park in Chitungwiza.
Ass Comm Nyathi said the police in Seke were also investigating a case of motor vehicle theft, where a Honda Fit, AFA 5656, was stolen from a car park at Murisa Business Centre on March 20, 2023.