Zimbabwe police brutality commemorations banned

Zimbabwe police brutality commemorations banned
Published: 14 September 2017 (217 Views)
POLICE have banned the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) from commemorating its Police Brutality Day, also known as September 13, saying they did not know the significance of the event.

According to NewZimbabwe.com, the ZCTU had written to the police on September 5 notifying them of their intentions to commemorate the day on Saturday, September 16, by way of cleaning up the Charge Office Bus Terminus area before convening at their head office at Gorlon House for speeches.

However, in a letter dated 12 September, 2017 signed by Officer Commanding Harare Province, Chief Superintendent Jasper Chizemo ZRP said the intended commemorations had nothing to do with trade unionism.

Chizemo directed the labour body to comply with sections 23 (1) (a) and (b) and 25 of the Public Order and Security Act (POSA) (Chapter 11:17.

- newzimbabwe

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