Chiredzi villager convicted for wearing camouflage
MWENEZI — A 46-year-old Chiredzi man, Hasani Chisiwapi of village Hlabeni under Chief Sengwe in Chiredzi was last week convicted for wearing a military shirt.
Chisiwapi was convicted on his own plea of guilty when he appeared before Mwenezi magistrate Honest Musiiwa who fined him $20.
Led by prosecutor Willard Chasi, the State charged that on September 16, 2017 at around noon, Chisiwapi was spotted by police detectives at Rutenga Growth Point wearing a military shirt, leading to his arrest.
The law forbids civilians from wearing any camouflage material without permission from authorities.