The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has declared that it will be impartial and that it will not be bullied during the forthcoming 2018 elections. Speaking at an elections meeting in Chinhoyi, Mashonaland West acting provincial police boss, Assistant Commissioner Thulani Ncube said,
Police are geared to do their duty without being coerced or influenced and I will assure you as police will do our job with speed and without hesitation. I assure you all your fears will be allayed.
In the past, ZRP has faced accusations of frustrating the opposition and of openly taking sides with the ruling Zanu-PF party.