Boots sweeps through Central District

Dagga dread: Boots and other officers are breaking up illegal drug activities country wide
Dagga dread: Boots and other officers are breaking up illegal drug activities country wide

Crime intelligence and K9 officers, including the famous sniffer dog, Boots, have taken their well-televised raids to the Central District, with 15 suspects arrested and dagga worth several kilogrammes recovered.

Police say the raids exposed Mahalapye as a “hub of dagga” in the Central District, with users becoming so daring as to openly smoke the illegal drug even in the presence of police patrols. The village, according to investigations, is supplied through smuggling over the Martin’s Drift border.

Yesterday, crime intelligence director, Nunu Lesetedi told Mmegi that in just one day, raids across Mahalapye had netted 11 suspected dagga peddlers and users. He said preliminary indications from the village are that the drug problem there required concerted raids over a period of time.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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