Desperate IHS students in prostitution ring

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FRANCISTOWN: Some female students at the Francistown Institute for Health Sciences (IHS) are allegedly selling their bodies for sex to augment their ‘meagre’ P150 monthly stipend.

The shocking revelations emerged when newly elected Francistown East Member of Parliament, Buti Billy, paid a courtesy call to the institution yesterday.

At the meeting, some students alleged that some of their peers had resorted to prostitution as a way of supplementing their allowances. IHS Student Representative Council president, Thabo Kgosipula, pointed out that their monthly allowance was not enough to cater for their basic needs. “The P150 allowance was instituted way back and this allowance has to be reviewed to meet today’s demands because life is expensive. 

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