MWENEZI – A 46-year-old Chiredzi man, Hasani Chisiwapi of village Hlabeni under Chief Sengwe in Chiredzi was last week convicted by the Mwenezi Magistrate Court after he was found guilty of wearing a camouflage shirt.
Chisiwapi was convicted on his own plea of guilty by magistrate Honest Musiiwa who sentenced him to five days behind bars or to pay a fine of US$20 as an alternative.
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 camouflage shirt.
Police detectives approached Chisiwapi and informed him of the offence before arresting him.
The law forbids civilians from wearing any camouflage material without permission from authorities.local