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.Post published in: Featured