Tag: Police

Police raid MDC HQ, 15 arrested

Police raid MDC HQ, 15 arrested

Police yesterday raided the MDC’s Harvest House headquarters in Harare and apprehended at least 15 MDC employees over allegations of assaulting a Zanu PF supporter on Saturday. The MDC members of staff included three students on attachment and MDC deputy national chairman Morgen Komichi. They were dragged to Harare Central […]

Police blasts social media abuse

Police blasts social media abuse

Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has deplored the use of social media by Zimbabweans to insult each other, saying this had the potential to cause instability in the country. Comm-Gen Chihuri was addressing 31 officers leaving Zimbabwe on a United Nations peacekeeping mission to South Sudan. Though Comm-Gen Chihuri did not mention […]

Zim police reforms stymied

Zim police reforms stymied

Arrested persons in Zimbabwe face violence in grubby police cells on a disturbing scale, with rights groups pushing for reforms, moving to address shortfalls in laws and seeking to end impunity that continue sto foster a culture of brutal repression by law enforcement. The authorities have announced some token initiatives […]

4 arrested for trying to bomb Robert Mugabe’s dairy

4 arrested for trying to bomb Robert Mugabe’s dairy

POLICE in Zimbabwe have arrested four men, including two soldiers, on charges of plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe’s dairy outside Harare, according to reports on Tuesday. The four appeared under heavy police guard at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on Monday on charges of “possession of weaponry for sabotage and money […]