TRAFFIC police on duty have a right to hold and check driver’s licences but do not have the right to withhold it, a senior officer has said. In an interview with The Herald today, Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said police had a right to verify the authenticity of a licence.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to correct the misconception by certain mischievous and errant drivers who refuse to give their licences for inspection by police officers on duty on the guise that police spokesperson said you should not hold or touch my licence, that is not correct,” she said.
She said anyone who failed to give police their particulars on request was violating the law.
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