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Top cop arrested, faces criminal abuse of office charges


POLICE Officer Commanding Mashonaland West province, Assistant Commissioner Conelli Dube has been arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZAAC) on allegations of criminal abuse of office.

Dube stands accused of protecting junior officers implicated in bribery cases.

ZAAC spokesperson Commissioner John Makamure confirmed the arrest.

‘‘A senior ZRP official Commissioner Dube who is Officer Commanding Mashonaland West had been arrested on charges of abuse of office. He had given directives that junior officers facing bribery allegations must not be investigated. He is due to appear in court soon,’’ said Makamure in a statement.

Police national spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi could not be contacted for comment as he was not answering calls.

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