H-Metro Reporter

TWELVE people have been arrested for allegedly causing public violence at Barbourfields during a league match between Dynamos and Highlanders on Sunday.

Bosso fans fought running battles with the police forcing abandonment of the match, with Dynamos leading 2-0 before halftime.

National police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi, said investigations were continuing.

“The breakdown of arrests includes contravening the Firearms Act (two suspects), criminal nuisance (four) and public violence (six).

“The Zimbabwe Republic Police assures the public that full scale investigations are in progress to account for all suspects who were involved in the violence,” he said.

Football stakeholders also condemned the acts of violence which left some fans injured and property around Barbourfields suburb damaged.

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