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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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    Two fake cops arrested while ‘enforcing’ lockdown measures

    By Nompumelelo Sibanda POLICE in Matebeleland North have busted two men who masqueraded as cops while extracting bribes from local businesses. Lucky ran out for the two when they were fished out by one businessman who called in the police. POLICE spokesperson Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest. “The ZRP has arrested David Ndlovu (29) and Posent Nyathi (32) on 22…

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    Civilians bust fake cop, hands him over to police

    THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has advised members of the public to ask for identification from police officers upon arrest to avoid falling victim to imposters. National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said when in doubt, people must demand to be taken to the nearest police station or verify with stations’ command. This comes after a 27-year-old fake police…

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