600 People Arrested For ShutdownZimbabwe Riots

Minister of State for National Security Owen Ncube has said that 600 people were arrested in connection with the violent protests that started on Monday 14 January 2019.  A report in the government controlled daily publication, The Herald, says that 214 have already appeared in court.

The report also says that more than 30 vehicles were burnt during the riots. On the number of people that died, it says 3 lots their lives, one of them being a police officer.

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The HeraldJanuary 2019 Protests

The Herald is a daily newspaper and internet publication published under the Zimbabwe Newspapers (Zimpapers) stable in Harare. It is also the country's oldest newspaper still in print. Read More About The Herald

The January 2019 Protests was civil unrest and riots that occurred in Zimbabwe and the violent response from the government from 14 to 16 January 2019. There are different figures provided on the number of people that died but a common figure is 5, most... Read More About January 2019 Protests

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