Drama as gun-toting man gets arrested while fighting with makorokoza


A man was apprehended by the police during their operation “No to Machete Gangs/Chikorokoza Ngachipere/Isitsheketsha Kasiphele” for possessing an unregistered pistol.

The incident took place on Saturday when the suspect, identified as Leeward Chawata (24), was involved in a physical altercation with a group of artisanal miners.

According to a statement released by the police, officers deployed at Jumbo Mine in Mazowe made the arrest. Chawata was found to be in possession of a pistol without the necessary certificate. The statement further noted that the suspect was apprehended while engaged in a physical altercation with the artisanal miners.

The police continue their efforts to curb machete gangs and illegal mining activities as part of their ongoing operation.

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