With Boots on the rampage think twice when considering hitch hiking

The reality is that Boots, the drug sniffer, is in town.

There is indeed a new sheriff in town. Others may have to move over. To those who do not know Boots, allow me to introduce him. Boots is that dog which the Police use in their raids and is much more effective than man in detecting or sensing presence of habit-forming drugs, or substances which are outlawed in the Republic.

It occurred to me, whilst watching the news on Botswana Television, how easy it is for one to fall victim to Boots even though the person is without a doubt innocent. I was reminded just how easy it could be for an innocent person to be imprisoned for possession of habit-forming drugs simply by the wrong association. That one wrong move!  Wrong timing!

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