Following their poor outing at the Rio 2016 Olympic, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has ordered the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri, to arrest and detain the whole Zimbabwean Olympic Team members.
Apparently peeved by the team’s performance, Mugabe, who referred to them as rats, told the Police Chief to arrest all the team members and detain them, immediately they arrived the Harare International Airport on Tuesday, August 23, Reportsafrique gathered.
The Southern Africa nation, which is one of the countries in the Olympics without a medal, presented a team of 31 athletes at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympic. The best shot any of the athletes had to win in a contest was 8th position.
The President also said that, the money invested in the team to represent the country could have been used to provide amenities and build schools.