Speaking this afternoon at the National Heroes Acre, President Robert Mugabe condemned the incident in which some soldiers went into the streets and assaulted members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police.
Earlier this month, soldiers in uniform beat police in Harare CBD along Robert Mugabe Street. Unconfirmed reports are that the soldiers were retaliating following an incident on Monday when police threw spikes to a truck belonging to soldiers, and former were beaten heavily. The security forces released a joint press statement condemning the clashes between their members. They said that they are conducting joint investigations on what actually happened.
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The National Heroes Acre is Zimbabwe's national shrine where national heroes are buried. It was established in 1980 soon after independence. The area was located on the western side of Harare in the Warren Park suburb. The National Stadium was then built nearby. See National... Read More About National Heroes Acre
Robert Mugabe was a politician and the former President of Zimbabwe. He was the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1987 to November 2017. Prior to this, he was the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe since the attainment of independence in 1980. Mugabe resigned from... Read More About Robert Mugabe
The Zimbabwe Republic Police is the country's law enforcing and maintaining organ. It was established in 1980 evolving from the Rhodesian Police and incorporated members from both the Rhodesian and the nationalist forces. It operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage. Read More About Zimbabwe Republic Police