In a statement yesterday, Criminal Investigations Department (CID) spokesperson Detective Inspector Portia Chinho said they are still looking for 39 MDC Alliance supporters took part in a demonstration against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on 1 August. 6 people died after soldiers opened fire on protesters.
Chinho said they identified the demonstrators through photographs.She urged anyone with information that might assist with investigations to contact CID Law and Order on (0242) 753411, the National Complaints Desk on (0242) 703631, or any nearest police station.
Police recently arrested 27 MDC Alliance supporters who are out on $50 bail each.The State alleges the 27 who were acting together with about 4 000 others who are still at large, marched along Rezende and Bank streets in Harare. They pulled and burnt a banner of Mnangagwa at Rezende Street and Bank Street in Harare. They then allegedly proceeded to a KFC food outlet where they stoned the shop, before proceeding to Innscor’s Pizza Inn, where they did the same. The accused also allegedly stoned the Bakers Inn outlet in the First Street Mall.