Tinashe Sambiri|Overzealous police details pounced on Masvingo residents who were submitting a petition to the City Council over prohibitive service charges.
ZRP cops and council police officers pounced on Masvingo Residents Forum members at the Civic Centre, on Wednesday morning, as City Council bosses watched.
Masvingo City Council hiked service charges by a shocking 500%.
“Masvingo City fathers and police details have arrested 5 Masvingo Residents Forum members who were submitting a petition to the City fathers over 500% service charges.
MCC must do the honourable thing and listen to the griviences of local residents,” Masvingo Residents Forum said in a statement.
Impeccable sources told ZimEye.com, police details physically assaulted the said residents as they violently arrested them.