Just Like Nigeria Begins Arresting Money Changers, Zimbabwe Arrests 478 Too
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has arrested 478 illegal foreign currency dealers as the clampdown on currency trading intensifies.
Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said in a statement yesterday that Bulawayo had the highest number of arrests at 209, followed by Harare with 65.
“Thirty cases were sent to court and five were convicted. The rest are still pending,” said Snr Asst Comm Charamba in her statement seen by The Herald.
Snr Asst Comm Charamba said the police force would continue carrying out operations targeting foreign currency dealers to restore sanity in the market. “People should refrain from engaging in these illicit dealings.”
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