BDF Joins Police In Mogoditshane Patrols

Police-Bull and Bush robbery response. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Police-Bull and Bush robbery response. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

After living in fear for ages now, Mogoditshane residents are sleeping with both eyes closed as Botswana Defence Force (BDF) personnel has joined Botswana Police officers in security patrols in the area.

The patrols are an answer to outcries by the residents after criminals turned the peri-urban village into gangsters’ paradise.

Recently a passenger was stabbed to death after a gang invaded commuters in a combi and stealing their valuables in the process. Day and night people were attacked, robbed, raped and assaulted whilst walking in the streets of Mogoditshane.

Editor's Comment
Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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