In an interview with The Chronicle, Acting Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube said they are targeting unregistered vehicles especially pirate taxes that hide number plates.
We are currently having a campaign that targets unregistered motor vehicles. Our primary target is the pirate taxis that hide number plates and illegally ferry commuters. Criminals are also taking advantage and engaging in illicit activities while moving around in unregistered vehicles. The law does not compel anyone to own a vehicle, however once one decides to own one, they are compelled to be within the confines of the law and to follow all rules and regulations associated with owning a car.
Last year, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo said that vehicles that do not display registration number plates will be impounded.