Well done BPS, but...

On Wednesday, the Botswana Police Service (BPS) led an operation which resulted in a record 10 suspects being gunned down.

This was shortly after 11 men had launched a cash-in-transit (CIT) heist at Gaborone’s Main Mall. As reported by the BPS public relations unit, the 10 were killed in an exchange of fire. While it is early to establish the accuracy of the reports, we are delighted at the fact that the exchange led to only one police officer being shot at while 10 suspects were downed.

This should be a loud enough message to robbers and aspiring others that our armed forces are capable of taking them on without getting killed in the process. We acknowledge the contributions of all forces including the spy agency, Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), the army and different teams of BPS members for timely locating the suspects and recovering the loot.

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