Riot police sold a dummy

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By Jeffrey Muvundusi BULAWAYO – Residents in the western areas of the second city woke up yesterday to see a huge presence of riot police who were anticipating another round of protests. File picture of riot police in Zimbabwe Apparently, the police were reacting to fake news posted on WhatsApp. While the police and army have for the past three weeks been a common sight in high density suburbs around Bulawayo, law enforcement agents took their vigilance to another level yesterday. Related Articles The Daily News witnessed a number of police officers in…

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Riot police crash Gweru lawyers march

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BY Brenna Matendere RIOT police yesterday blocked Gweru lawyers from marching in protest against the alleged absence of rule of law and lack of independence of the magistrates’ courts. The legal practitioners under the Gweru Lawyers’ Association banner sought to voice concern over the blanket denial of bail by Gweru magistrates to MDC MPs arrested after the fuel price hike protests.  They also intended to protest against the degrading treatment of youths, accused of public violence during the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions protests, including their being denied bail. However,…

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