Mutare man arrested for illegal possession of a firearm after threatening wife
A man in Mutare, Blessing Mavaraidzo, has been arrested for the unlawful possession of a firearm after he allegedly fired a shot in the air as he attempted to intimidate his wife following a domestic dispute. Mavaraidzo’s actions led to a tip-off to the police, who found him in possession of a Blow FN 92 Pistol loaded with three rounds and one spent cartridge.
In a tweet, the police confirmed the incident stating,
“Police recovered a Blow FN 92 Pistol loaded with a magazine of three rounds and one spent cartridge.”
Mavaraidzo is currently in police custody and will appear in court soon.
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Security Guard Loses Loaded Gun, Arrested for Failure to Secure Firearm
In a separate incident, a security guard in Glendale, Edwin Tafi, was arrested for failing to secure a firearm after he lost a loaded browning pistol with a magazine of five rounds at Tsungubvi Bus Termini. The police have since recovered the pistol.
The Chronicle reports that according to the police,
“The suspect, who is a security guard, allegedly lost a browning pistol loaded with a magazine of five rounds at Tsungubvi Bus Termini. Meanwhile, Police have since recovered the pistol.” Tafi is currently in police custody and is set to appear in court soon.
Both incidents serve as a reminder that the possession and use of firearms is a serious offense. Those found in violation of firearm laws will face the full force of the law.