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
Urgent call: Stop the killing!

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