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Police chief Augustine CHIHURI distances self from Harare mansion

Police chief Augustine Chihuri has insisted that an unbelievably palatial Harare mansion with a swimming pool, water features and lush flower borders is NOT...

Gold dealer sues Chihuri for $30k

Prominent Esigodini businessman and gold dealer Baron Dube has sued police for $30 000 for detaining him on allegations of inciting a group of...
Chihuri last Friday met with the Attorney General (AG), Prince Machaya, and his staff to discuss the Public Order and Security Act (POSA) and was critical of the office for perceived shoddy handling of cases involving protests. At the meeting, the police chief also warned that the law enforcement agency would strike back at protesters who have been demonstrating against corruption, security sector brutality and bad governance since June. “To our brothers and sisters advocating for violence, they should take heed of a well-known African saying ‘if one rattles a snake, then he or she should be prepared to be bitten by it’ . . . those who do not want trouble with the law should equally not trouble the law,” he said in reference to the protesters. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), however, was riled by Chihuri’s threat, saying it showed his intolerance to dissent. “What we find shocking is that Chihuri has chosen to declare war on innocent people and disregard the country’s constitution,” said Jacobe Mafume, the PDP spokesperson, in a statement. He accused Chihuri, a self-confessed admirer of Mugabe and supporter of Zanu PF, of meddling in politics against the provisions of the constitution that requires the security sector to be impartial. “We urge him (Chihuri) to remove his police uniform and join Zanu PF structures fulltime as it is wrong and unconstitutional for him to shield behind the police force and issue out unguided political statements.

Chihuri must remove police uniform —PDP

Police Commissioner General, Augustine Chihuri has come under fire for openly threatening citizen activists critical of President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF government.Chihuri...

Police chief Augustine Chihuri ordered to reinstate fired cops

The High Court in Bulawayo has ordered Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri to reinstate 13 Zvishavane cops fired for unspecified acts of misconductThe ruling by...

Chihuri explains his absence at parliament

Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri was expected in Parliament yesterday to answer questions about the heavy presence of cops on the roads. But he chose to head...

Blitz to flush out pirate taxis

Police will soon launch a massive blitz to rid Harare of pirate taxis following a meeting between Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo and...


AT least 24 motorists who had their vehicles confiscated by the police under the on-going “Operation Mushikashika” Friday filed an urgent application at the...

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