With reports indicating that the government is sprucing up the police’s arsenal and making the force ready to deal with protests, a picture of an anti-riot police officer in “new gear” has surfaced on social media.
Commenting on the “new look” anti-riot police, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) wrote on Twitter:
Fighting poverty, inequality and unemployment is much cheaper for any Government than fighting citizens seeking answers from the government.
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Workers and citizens are not asking for brutality and repression, they need affordable food, medical care, housing, education, decent salaries.