Army concludes intervention assignment, hands over power in Zimbabwe

December 18, 2017 3:40 pm

The military operation that led to President Robert Mugabe’s resignation last month, Operation Restore Legacy has officially ended. Power will now return to the hands of the police force.

The army took control in the early hours of 15 November, starting a chain of events which ended with Emmerson Mnangagwa , Mugabe’s former deputy being sworn in as president.

“The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has today officially concluded Operation Restore Legacy and the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) will now resume their normal duties.” The Herald tweeted. 

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