Police say they are investigating incidents of politically motivated violence that occurred at CCC rallies in Chivi, Masvingo Province, and Gokwe North, Midlands Province yesterday (Sunday).
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said one person has been arrested in connection with the violence that rocked a CCC meeting at Nembudzia Government High School in Gokwe North District. He said:
The ZRP confirms that investigations are being conducted in connection with the political violence incident which occurred at Nembudzia Government High School grounds on 12 February 2023.
One suspect has been arrested as the investigations continue.
The ZRP is also investigating the circumstances which led to public violence during a Citizens’ Coalition for Change (CCC) rally at Chivi open grounds in Masvingo Province on 12 February 2023.
Nyathi said more details will be released in due course.