Zimbabwean Police Face 10 Years Jail for Throwing Spikes

The government says it is ready to prosecute police officers who throw spikes at moving vehicles, who face up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $3 000.



  • Zimbabwe:   Spike-Throwing Cops Face 10 Years Jail

    The Herald, 10 April 2017

    Government is ready to invoke the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter IV, Section 38 to charge police officers who throw spikes at moving vehicles, who face up to 10… Read more »

Traffic police officers mount a roadblock along Harare-Bulawayo Road in Norton (file photo).

  • Zimbabwe:   Traffic Police Rapped Over Spikes

    The Herald, 31 March 2017

    The Passenger Association of Zimbabwe (PAZ) and public transport operators have expressed concern over the use of spikes by traffic and municipal police which they said endangers… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zimbabwean Police Spike Motorists

    GroundUp, 28 February 2017

    Officials use dangerous method to stop traffic offenders Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chombo Defends ZRP Road Blocks

    New Zimbabwe, 2 November 2016

    HOME affairs minister Ignatius Chombo has defended the innumerate police road blocks around the country amid public anger over shake downs by corrupt cops and the inconvenience… Read more »