A police officer from the Police Protection Unit (PPU) who was arrested after mounting a fake roadblock before extorting $142 from an unsuspecting motorist, appeared in court today.
Kudzanai Kwashirai (34) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Elijah Makomo.
He is facing criminal abuse of duty as a public officer.
He was remanded in custody.
Kwashirai’s alleged accomplice, Tawanda Nyamutamba, is on the run.