Fire At Harare Central Police Station

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Fire At Harare Central Police Station

Mako Jerera

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed reports of a fire that broke out at the Harare Central Police Station on Sunday morning.

Police reported that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) offices at the basement of the Harare Central Police Station caught fire prompting an immediate response from authorities.

In a statement to confirm the incident, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said,

“The ZRP confirms a fire incident which occurred at ZRP Harare Central complex between 0100 hours and 0800 hours today. Investigations are underway to find out what actually transpired.

“This includes the extent of damage to the complex and contents. More details to be released in due course.

“Reports suggest that three fire engines were deployed to extinguish the blaze, which was first reported at 1.30 AM.”

“We’re now conducting investigations with a view of finding out what actually transpired. We’re still assessing the amount of damage which was caused by the fire. We’re also trying to check what was contained in some of the rooms which were burnt. We will issue a detailed statement in due course,” he said.

More details to follow…