Dave Emberton, a former news reader at Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation TV has been arrested after he was caught in a Harare shop trying to take out bacon without paying for it.
Pictures have since gone online showing the once well known ZBC news anchorman in police handcuffs.
Looking at his appearance there is obvious sign that all is not well.
Dave appears to be suffering from mental health illness.
Many people have expressed concern over the level of ignorance over mental health matters in Zimbabwe.
“Dave should have been taken to a hospital for examination,” said one furious reader online.
Others blame government for reducing the country’s professionals to street beggars