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EIGHT MINORS ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING LOCKDOWN PRCODURES WHILE ATTENDING A PARTY

Police in Bulawayo has arrested 12 people, including eight minors for attending a party in violation of lockdown regulations in Pumula South suburb.

The people were arrested on Monday after police received a tip-off from members of the public.

The arrested include Ester Mutema (28) from Nkulumane suburb, Akim Moyo (25) from Pumula South suburb, Caroline Moyo (20) from Pumula South suburb and Alfred Ngwenya (18).

Among the eight minors are seven girls aged between 14 and 17 and they could not be named for ethical reasons. The organiser of the party, Future Sitoboli (23), escaped the police dragnet and is now on the wanted list.

Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed the arrests saying the people were braaing, drinking beer and playing loud music. He said:

We have arrested 12 lockdown violators including eight minors while one suspect who owns the house escaped and is being searched for by the police.

The accused hosted a party at a house in Pumula South in violation of the national lockdown regulations. When police raided the house where the party was being held, they observed that the participants were drinking alcohol, braaing while they played loud music.

The investigating officers found opaque beer bottles, two empty Black Label quarts and six empty bottles of Castle pints. Insp Ncube said the accused were arrested and taken to Pumula Police Station where they are being processed.

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