Bo-mmaseapei nabbed in Kgomo-Khumo

Meat sold by Bommaseapei PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Meat sold by Bommaseapei PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

In their crackdown on stock theft syndicates, the Botswana Police Service's (BPS) anti-stock theft operation, Kgomo-Khumo, has apprehended three street vendors, commonly known as bo-Mmaseapei, with suspected stolen carcasses.

During the operation initiated in September, the police aimed to identify markets associated with stock theft syndicates, revealing that such activities were prevalent in both butcheries and amongst street vendors.

A few weeks ago, three individuals managing butcheries in Thomadithotse and Serorome wards in Palapye were arrested and charged with stock theft when unaccounted-for cow carcasses were discovered in their establishments.

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