Army And Police Dismiss Harare Shutdown Rumours

August 6, 2018
| Report Focus News

The Zimbabwe defence forces together with the Zimbabwe Republic police have today dismissed rumours of a shutdown in the Capital Harare.

In a joint press statement,the forces said the rumours peddled on social media were not true as they said they do not communicate through social media.

“Some of the false messages include the one where it is alleged that soldiers are calling upon the people of Zimbabwe to go onto the streets and shutdown Zimbabwe.For the record this message and its contents should be dismissed.Zimbabwe defence forces does not communicate through social media .Such propaganda is meant to incite public violence and tarnish the image of Zimbabwe defence force,” reads part of the statement.

The forces urged the public to commence with their business at their work places without hindrance.