Zvishavane operators protest against Police road blocks

VICTOR TIZIRAI ZVISHAVANE BUREAU ZVISHAVANE – Transport operators in Zvishavane staged a demonstration against Police road blocks in the sma...




VICTOR TIZIRAI
ZVISHAVANE BUREAU

ZVISHAVANE
– Transport operators in Zvishavane staged a demonstration against Police road blocks in the small mining town which they said were too many and haphazard thereby destroying their business.
The demonstrators also accused Police officers of arresting kombis owned by civilians and leaving those owned by members of ZRP on the road.
The demonstration which started at the Police station and went to Mandaba and then into town saw more than 40 vehicles speeding, hooting and skidding on the roads.
The demonstration brought the town to a halt around 8am. The early morning demonstration caught Police by surprise and the law enforcement agents only intervened after the motorists gathered in the periphery of the town where they intended to address each other through a public address system.
Efforts to get a comment from Midlands Police Spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende were fruitless as her mobile phone went unanswered up to the time of going to Press.
Traffic Police has almost become a permanent feature at pick up points in Zvishavane.
Taxi drivers who spoke to The Mirror said that they had resorted to the demonstrations to send a message to Police headquarters about their discontent to police road blocks and corruption.
"We no longer want to pay heavy fines of up to $80 to the Police. Traffic Police should have proper road blocks at designated places not just pop up and waylay the taxi drivers," said a taxi driver who declined to be named.
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