Former liberation war fighters have called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to fire the Commissioner-General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, Augustine Chihuri, with immediate effect. The war veterans have accused Chihuri of corruption saying that he should account for all the money that was collected by the police alleging that the money is neither remitted to Treasury’s Consolidated Revenue Fund or used to benefit police officers.
At a meeting in Makonde, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association provincial vice-chairperson Morgan Chipanga said:
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Comrades, let’s not beat around the bush. Chihuri should be accountable to the money collected by the police and must tell the nation how the money was used.
He must be fired with immediate effect. The country is waiting for that answer.
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