Zimbabwe Cannot Afford To Have Demos Daily – Govt Minister

The government said that it will not allow the MDC to conduct “demonstrations on a daily or weekly basis”.

In a statement on Wednesday, Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Cain Mathema said that the police will not hesitate to seize vehicles that will be used to transport people for demonstrations.

He said:

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage has noted with concern the mischief by the MDC and its surrogates who have notified regulating authorities in all police districts and stations of the intended demonstrations on the 29th and 31st August 2019.

We are quite aware that the opposition and its partners intend to hire buses and other vehicles to ferry people to various centres in the country for unlawful gatherings.

Transport operators, both public and private, should not be used as destabilising agents in the country. Vehicles used to promote lawlessness will certainly be impounded by the police.