cattle tuli  18.10.10.jpg31 people have been arrested for stock theft and 81 head of stolen cattle recovered in an operation code named “Chengetedzai Zvipfuyo Number 2.”

 

The National Coordinator of the Anti-Stock Theft Unit, Assistant Comissioner Benard Dumbura, said the operation which was conducted across the country was aimed at encouraging traditional leaders to take a leading role in community policing initiatives and encourage the community to follow laid down livestock selling procedures.

Assistant Commissioner Dumbura said the 2 week long operation saw a total of 216 people being arrested for stock theft related offences.

Since 2005, the ZRP launched various operations to curb stock theft in an effort to ensure the rebuilding of the national heard.