A Harare lawyer Mr Joseph Nemaisa has shot dead three robbers who had stormed his house in an attempt to loot cash and property.
Mr Nemaisa, a retired member of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) crack team that arrested a number of notorious robbers in the past 2 decades, killed 3 in defense of his family at his Chadcombe home.
In his own words Mr Nemaisa sent a message to close friends and family :
“Guys I’m in shock, I’m sad and happy at the same time. Five armed robbers stormed my home armed with three guns including at AK rifle. I exchanged gunfire with the robbers. I shot three of them dead and two escaped through a spare bedroom window. I’m safe, wife and kids safe too. My house is all blood. I survived 12 gunshots, wife and kids safe. Lost a few items including USD$1000-00 , one of my guns and a few clothes. Police are at my house as we speak. I thank the almighty for the skill and courage. Thank you all”