Police in Beatrice arrested ten people for contravening the Forestry Act.
The suspects were found in possession of varying quantities of charcoal adding to 160 bags.
Similarly, on 12/03/21, Police in Nyamapanda arrested 3 people for possession of 110 bags of charcoal without a permit.
ZRP is giving a stern warning to all people cutting down trees or dealing with any forestry produce without a permit that they risk being arrested.
An unknown female adult was knocked down by an unknown motorist at 85 km peg along Harare-Nyamapanda Road and died on the spot. The motorist did not stop after the accident. Anyone with information on this accident to contact any nearest police station.
The ZRP reiterates that drivers must stop after an accident, render 1st aid to victims where necessary and report the accident to the Police within 24 hrs as is outlined by the Road Traffic Act.