The delinquents of Mmadinare run amok

The future: Lore le ojwa le sale metsi
The future: Lore le ojwa le sale metsi

From drunkenness, to rape, growing numbers of students of Mmadinare appear possessed by the spirit of delinquency. Having nicknamed their favourite bars ‘the lab’ or ‘ko classeng’, the students have parents and the general community at their wits’ end. Mmegi Staff Writer, ONALENNA MODIKWA KELEBEILE reports

A wave of juvenile delinquency has laid Mmadinare village under siege, manifested in declining academic performances, set against rising pregnancy-related dropouts.

Police here have sounded the alarm over rising cases of rape and attempted rape, as well as defilement involving teenagers of school-going age. Many of those involved, police say, are students in junior schools as well as Mmadinare Senior School.

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