Child negligence an offence-warns police

Cases of child negligence are escalating PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Cases of child negligence are escalating PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Following a string of children’s deaths suspected to have been caused by child negligence, the Police have issued a stern warning to parents and guardians who neglect children.

Members of the public have been calling for stiffer sentences for perpetrators of child negligence across social media platforms labelling it as an abuse of the innocent souls.

This incidents and accidents which claimed children’s lives were suspected to have occurred due to child negligence. Recently Mmegi published a story in which a seven-year-old boy drowned in a septic tank full of waste water at a home in Oodi.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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