ZRP goes after rogue touts

by | Mar 31, 2021 | Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Alex Samanyanga

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed the arrest of four touts who were captured on video harassing a woman at Dulibadzimu rank in Beitbridge.

The police, through their National Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, issued a statement, saying they have apprehended the suspects.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has arrested the tour touts who were involved in the physical manhandling and harassment of a woman in a video which went viral recently. The incident occurred at Dulibadzimu rank, Beitbridge. The touts will appear in court today, 31 March 2021,” the police statement read.

Touts have become a menace on country’s major ranks harassing travelers, especially women.

In response, the ZRP has intensified surveillance and monitoring of all bus termini and ranks in the country.
In 2012, 158 touts were arrested for similar crimes.