Police Officer Called For Military Assistance After Drunk MDC Alliance Protesters Turned Violent: Mnangagwa

President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa said a police officer called for military assistance after drunk MDC Alliance protesters became violent.

Mnangagwa said the police officer who sought military assistance did so in line with the provisions of the Public Order and Security Act but the matter is now being misrepresented on social media. Said Mnangagwa:

We voted in peace but we have this incident of violence by drunk members of MDC-Alliance burning buses and I am told that they wanted to lock up and burn people at Zanu-PF provincial offices in Harare. We had few people in Harare after others were deployed to man elections across the country. After noting that the situation was going out of hand, the police officer who was in charge in Harare sought assistance from the military. During the violent protests, six people died and we regret the loss of life in that incident. The police officer who sought military assistance did so in line with the provisions of the Public Order and Security Act but the matter is now being misrepresented on social media but the truth will not change. We, however, continue to preach peace in our country.


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