President Chamisa Denounces Police Brutality
8 January 2021
Tinashe Sambiri|MDC MDC Alliance leader, President Nelson Chamisa has strongly denounced the harassment of citizens by overzealous cops.
According to President Chamisa police officers are not allowed to assault citizens.
Overzealous police details are terrorising residents of the city of Masvingo under the pretext of enforcing lockdown restrictions.
Addressing mourners at the burial of Assistant Commissioner Emmanuel Chimwanda in Gutu on Thursday, President Chamisa called for tolerance of diverse views.
“We are receiving disturbing information about the harassment of citizens by overzealous police officers.
Police officers are not allowed to assault ordinary citizens.
Human rights must be respected.
The late Assistant Commissioner Emmanuel Chimwanda was a dedicated police officer during his time of service.
He refused to be pushed out of his line of duty by politicians,” said President Chamisa.
He added :
“Let’s shun political intolerance because we are all Zimbabweans.Political parties come and go -why do we have to harm each other because of intolerance?”
Published at Fri, 08 Jan 2021 07:11:00 +0000