MaShurugwi

From Pindula

MaShurugwi is a is a violent gang of murderous robbers known to target and rob artisanal miners of their ore, often killing their victims with machetes.

The gang is reported to have started their brutal operations in the Shurugwi area, hence the name. Now, they are known to operate in parts of Mazowe and Guruve, the Midlands area

Violent Incidents

December

  • On 30 December 2019, the violent gang was alleged to have killed one of two police officers who were protecting some artisanal miners. The murdered police officer was bludgeoned with a club and later chopped with machetes.