Responding to inquiries by parliamentarians on Wednesday 2 August, Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi said he was worried by reports that soldiers had beaten police officers in Harare’s CBD on Tuesday evening.
Sekeramayi said that he would fully respond on the reports when he gathered full information on the matter. When contacted for comment by Studio 7, both Zimbabwe National Army spokesperson, Alphios Makotore and police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba did not comment on the issue.
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Sydney Tigere Sekeramayi is a former Zimbabwean liberation war fighter , politician and is a member of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) political party.He is the former Minister of Defence.He was once accused of poisoning President Emmerson Mngangagwa by Energy Mutodi. Read More About Sydney Sekeramayi
The Zimbabwe National Army is the country's military wing which was established with the role of ensuring territorial integrity, peace, stability and security. The force was established in 1980 after the country attained its Independence from colonial rule. Read More About Zimbabwe National Army
Charity Angeline Charamba is a former Zimbabwean police officer and also former National Spokesperson for the Zimbabwe Republic Police a position she held until March 2019 when she joined the diplomatic career. She holds the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner in the police force. In... Read More About Charity Charamba