The Zimbabwe Republic Police has warned the public to against holding of unsanctioned parties, use of fire crackers, skidding with vehicles, beating and overturning bins as a way of celebrating the New year.
In a statement, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said members of the public are warned that the country is still under covid19 national lockdown and all regulations put in place by the government for health, safety and security are still in force.
“NO all night prayers, musical galas, concerts are allowed. Bars, beerhalls and night club operators should take note that they are yet to be allowed to operate” read the statement
Police will intensify patrols, stop and searches and blitz on all residential, industrial , farming and other areas where the public will be undertaking various activities.
“The public should remain peaceful on 31 December 2020 and act in a responsible manner to curb crime . Children, especially the girl child should be monitored and protected from criminal elements” said nyathi