The elephant straddles corrupted waters: It's our time to eat!

There is a famous Indian fable about a group of blind sojourners who come across an elephant.

The first man, feeling the broad and sturdy side, bawls, “The elephant is very like a wall”. The second feeling the tusk cries, “What do we have here, round, smooth and sharp. It’s like a spear”. The third man takes the squirming trunk and speaks boldly, “it is like a snake”.

And so it went on with the fourth man reaching for the knee and opining, “This wondrous beast is like a tree”. The fifth man chances touching the ear and can’t deny the resemblance of this marvel to a fan. Seizing the swinging tail, the sixth man feels the group has been conned and presented a rope.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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