Police officers nabbed for teargassing bus

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SEVEN police officers were yesterday arrested for firing teargas canisters in an occupied bus at the Harare Showgrounds.

In a video that has since gone viral on various social media platforms, several people are seen jumping off the bus through windows as tear smoke filled the bus.

The government, through the Information ministry, confirmed the arrest of the cops saying they will be charged.

They also said the bus crew was also arrested as the bus was being driven by a tout.

“The government has been made aware of an incident at Harare Showgrounds where a team of seven officers have been arrested for deploying tear smoke in an occupied bus.

“They will face charges. The crew of the bus has also been arrested as the bus in question was being driven by a tout,” the ministry said.

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