VENDORS IN RUNNING BATTLES WITH GWERU POLICE | Vendors have clashed with municipal cops in Gweru leaving five under arrest and a cop seriously injured.
The vendors resisted having their wares confiscated as Gweru City Council cracked down on street vendors. Council had given vendors up to Sunday to clear the streets following a directive that local authorities should rid the streets of vendors.
Vendors continued to operate on the streets while they were involved in running battles with the police.Vendors could be seen pelting stones at municipal police. One of the municipal police collapsed after he was hit by a stone in the head and an ambulance was quickly brought to the scene.