Where Will Mob Justice Take Us!

It’s understandable why many people are tired of petty thieves, and sometimes get frustrated with the justice system, when they see the same culprits walking the streets.

Of late, Batswana seem to be so outraged with thieves that they are always ready to pounce on alleged thieves, a minute someone shouts word thief.

Mob justice has sometimes even led to suspects dying at the hands of those who usually say ‘they are fixing the country’.

Editor's Comment
Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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