Time Up for Police Roadblocks

By Munesu Nyakudya Many of the acute Covid19 restrictions that have been in place since March are all but removed now. All formal and informal workers have returned to their work stations and travelling without a letter is longer a hassle. Schools have opened and life has literally gone back to normal. Almost. However police…

Covid19 Turns Police into Robbers

By Correspondent Some members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and Council Police have taken to extorting money, food and products from informal traders and vendors during the lockdown period as the country’s socio-economic state degenerates more. The security personnel have been accused of going around ghetto locations extorting money and goods from any trader…

Councilor Arrested for Questioning Police

By Correpondent Chitungwiza Ward 21 Councilor, Kudakwashe John, has been arrested for questioning the unilateral confiscation of products in recent police operations against vendors and butcheries. Police in Chitungwiza have been targeting areas like Makoni Shopping Centre, Huruyadzo Shops and Chigovanyika where most vendors operate from.  According to a resident, Tendai Ndaro – who witnessed…