(Nigerian Bulletin) President Robert Mugabe has ordered the arrest of the entire Zimbabwean Olympic team for failing to win a medal at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics, a report from NTA says.
Mugabe reportedly instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the whole Zimbabwean Olympic Team members immediately they arrived the Harare International Airport on Tuesday, August 23.
Zimbabwe presented a team of 31 athletes at the Olympics. The closest any of the athletes came to win a contest was at the 8th position.
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Incensed with this performance, Mr. Mugabe reportedly told the Police Chief to arrest all the team members and detain them.