Are Zimbabweans 'Dying' To Have Police Roadblocks Back?

In November 2017, Zimbabweans did not only celebrate the ousting of former president Robert Mugabe, but the disappearance of roadblocks that had become the police's cash cow as officers resorted to brazen extortion, harassment and bullying. Now the same law enforcement establishment is claiming that people are dying to see the return of its roadblock activities!

  • Zimbabwe:   People Want Roadblocks Back - Top Cop

    New Zimbabwe, 26 March 2018

    Most people in Harare are demanding the return of roadblocks, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba, said. Read more »

A truck driver negotiating with a traffic police officer at a roadblock in Harare (file photo).


  • Zimbabwe:   Don't Be Dismayed By Roadblocks - Charamba

    The Herald, 14 March 2018

    Police Spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba has urged the public not to be dismayed by the resurfacing of the roadblocks saying Government has put in place… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Financial Mess Rocks Zim Police

    Zimbabwe Independent, 19 January 2018

    A financial scandal running into millions of dollars has erupted within the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), prompting government to carry out nationwide audits into police affairs,… Read more »


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