Wilson Chipangura, Guest Reporter
HARARE – Fretting over the growing popularity of Nelson Chamisa, the Zimbabwe police has barred Citizens Coalition for Change from holding their rally in Marondera.
The rally was scheduled for this Saturday 12th of March at Rudhaka stadium in Marondera.
In a letter dispatched to CCC Marondera candidate Caston Matewu, the Marondera police through Office Commanding P. Mthetwa shot down the permission request for the rally.
Mthetwa said the rally which was going to be addressed by Nelson Chamisa cannot be approved because “procession that requires seven(7) days notice to the Regulating Authority according to Maintanance of Peace and Order Act Chapter 11:23”.
“Reference is made to your notification dated 08 March 2022 with the above subject.
“In your notification I have noted that you intend to hold a campaign rally comprising of a mini car rally around Rudhaka stadium prior to the address.
“What you are terming mini car rally is infact a procession that requires seven(7) days notice to the Regulating Authority according to Maintanance of Peace and Order Act Chapter 11:23.
“Given the above reason your notification is invalid as it does not fully comply with the requirements of Maintanance of Peace and Order Act Chapter 11:23,” read the letter signed by Mthetwa.