A cunning thief that has been terrorizing residents in Gutu, Masvingo Province whilst masquerading as a ghost has finally been arrested. According to reports reaching iHarare, the man allegedly broke into people’s homes whilst clad in a Halloween ghost costume.
On seeing him, the thief’s victims would flee in terror believing they would have seen a real ghost while the ghost-like thief would help himself to their property.
Award-winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono confirmed the development on Twitter saying:
Pictures of the thief, who has since been arrested have gone viral on the internet.
Social media was quick to react after images of the thief dressed as a ghost surfaced online.
Here are some of the reactions from Twitter:
Zimbabwean thieves have become cunning and creative! This guy was breaking into people’s homes in Gutu, pretending to be a ghost. His victims would run away consumed with the fear of having seen a ghost, then he would help himself to their property! Fortunately, he was arrested