By Staff Reporter
Popular Kambucha beverage manufacturer Kambucha holdings lost over US$3 000 cash to eight armed robbers who attacked a security guard at the company premise in Graniteside early Wednesday morning.
According to the Zimbabwe Republic Police the robbers dispossessed a firearm from the security guard before holding hostage eight workers.
“The ZRP confirms that investigations are being conducted in connection with an alleged Armed Robbery incident which occurred at Kambucha Holdings, Harare at 0135 hrs today where USD3 702.00 was stolen. 8 suspects who were armed attacked a security guard, took his firearm and held hostage 8 workers before ransacking the Administration block and forced open a safe. More details will be availed as investigations continue,” said the ZRP
Social media was awash with reports that the company had lost more than US$ 900 000 during the robbery.
Kambucha is an energy drink which its makers say has immune system boosting qualities.