Government has warned that anyone found putting the National Flag into disrepute risk being jailed for six months or fined $200.Through the ministry of Justice and Legal and Parliamentary affairs, people who manufacture or sale the flag will be dealt with harshly.
Wrote the permanent secretary Virginia Mabiza :
“The penalty for the offence is a fine nit exceeding $200 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months or both such fine and imprisonment
The flag has been used in a ware of protests sweeping through the country.
Pastor Evan Mawarire fronted a movement called #ThisFlag.