Distribution of pornographic material a concern

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The Botswana Police Service (BPS) is deeply concerned with the growing practice of some individuals or groups exchanging or distributing pornographic or obscene material on social media.

BPS’s deputy public relations officer, senior superintendent Near Bagali said of great concern is the exchange or distribution of real or simulated pictures depicting children engaged in sexual intercourse, exhibition of their private parts and other immoral activities. 

He said as a result of this persistent immoral behaviour, the BPS is now in collaboration with the online social media and social networking service company, Facebook in carrying out investigations with a view to bringing the culprits to book. 

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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