Tag: Police

Mnangagwa ally arrested over Grace taunt

Mnangagwa ally arrested over Grace taunt

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ally, Gokwe-Nembudziya MP Justice Mayor Wadyajena was arrested during the Zanu PF conference in Victoria Falls on Saturday, after he allegedly passed an “unpleasant” remark about First Lady Grace Mugabe while insulting fellow Zanu PF member Jimayi Muduvuri. Wadyajena was still in Victoria Falls yesterday after having […]

Zim exhibits hallmarks of police state

Zim exhibits hallmarks of police state

FIRST-TIME visitors to Harare would have been forgiven a fortnight ago for thinking they had unwittingly entered a war zone when riot police and MDC-T youths fought running battles in the city centre. It could have been a scene straight out of apartheid-era South Africa or even the Palestinian territories […]

Cops arrest 400

Cops arrest 400

POLICE continue to arbitrarily arrest and detain citizens without investigating the alleged crimes, mainly because of “ignorance of the law” with over 400 innocent people having fallen victim to the problem in one year alone, it has emerged. This was revealed by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights in a […]

Soldiers, police thwart MDC-T demo

Soldiers, police thwart MDC-T demo

SOLDIERS and police were reportedly deployed in rural Chiendambuya in Makoni North where they were allegedly instilling fear among villagers following an application by the MDC-T to stage an anti-President Robert Mugabe demonstration yesterday. This followed a recent demonstration by MDC-T supporters who defied a police ban to protest. The […]