The Sunday Mail
POLICE have arrested 43 154 people during the ongoing “Tame the Traffic Jungle” operation, which is aimed at restoring order on the country’s roads.
In a statement on Monday, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) said: “The ZRP reports that a total of 43 154 arrests have been effected during the ongoing operation. 1 222 arrests have been made on vehicles without route permits, while 14 469 arrests have been made on illegal pirate taxis (mushikashika). Three hundred and forty-two (342) motorists have been taken in for reckless driving, while 2 961 people have been arrested for touting.”
Police also confirmed that 1 048 vehicles without registration plates had been impounded.
The operation started on September 12.