Army, police officers detained over bribery case

ZRP Cops and army officers were yesterday arrested and detained in Chipinge over a bribery case.

The soldiers were manning a roadblock at Mashiri in Chipinge when they allegedly demanded cash from a senior army officer.

” The soldiers and police officers who were at a roadblock at Mashiri in Chipinge were arrested and detained at the army barracks yesterday.

An army colonel who was driving a commuter omnibus passed by and the cops and the soldiers demanded cash from him.

He then went to complain at 3 Brigade, leading to the arrest of the whole team,” said a police source in Chipinge.

This comes a few days after calls by the new government were made on public officers to desist from corruption.

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