Burglar caught sleeping on the job

HARARE - A burglar broke into a shop in Bindura, northern Zimbabwe, late at night, packed his loot and promptly fell asleep, it was reported yesterday.

HARARE - A burglar broke into a shop in Bindura, northern Zimbabwe, late at night, packed his loot and promptly fell asleep, it was reported yesterday.

The man only woke up when he was being handcuffed by the police, the official Herald newspaper reported.

The suspect, aged 27, cut through burglar bars on Saturday to gain access to the Chipindura food outlet.

He packed up loot worth Z$2million (R58000) and then fell asleep before he could escape, said the report. - Sapa-DPA

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