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    Kombi drivers arrest fake cop who was taking bribes from motorists

    PIRATE kombi drivers and touts in Bulawayo on Monday effected a citizens’ arrest on a woman who was allegedly impersonating a police officer and extorting money from them. Vinate Ncube (35) was arrested after she allegedly extracted US$10 from Mr Jones Ndlovu, who was picking up passengers at 6th Avenue in Bulawayo. Mr Ndlovu said he had no choice but…

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  • Bogus cops wreak havoc in Mash east

    Police in Mashonaland East have launched a manhunt for a gang of 10 men masquerading as police officers and robbing unsuspecting people of cash and valuables. The gang on Sunday pounced on four artisanal miners and got away with 12g of gold, and US$10 000 in cash. Mashonaland East provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tendai Mwanza investigations were underway. “It is…

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  • 105 bogus police officers arrested

    THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) arrested more than 105 bogus police officers in the first eight months of 2020, amid reports that some bonafide cops are reportedly loaning their uniforms to the culprits, who in turn pay a token. The fraudsters committed various offences in the name of the uniformed forces with some of them wearing police regalia before going…

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