The police are stopping at nothing as they prepare to quell looming street protests against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government over the fast deteriorating political and socio-economic conditions.

A picture of a police officer donning new riot gear making the rounds on social media is a clear indication that the repressive state  apparatuses are bracing for a war with the masses

The police reportedly acquired an assortment of weapons — including 3 343 AK-47 assault rifles and about 600 sniper rifles.