Fuel dealers warned against petroleum smuggling

Fuel storage tanks
Fuel storage tanks

FRANCISTOWN: A Botswana Energy Regulations Authority (BERA) senior petroleum official, Kuvare Venjonoka has warned filling station owners against promoting cross border petroleum smuggling.

Presenting on how to handle petroleum products, Venjonoka said illegal smuggling of petroleum products has become a common occurrence around the country.

He said that the problem is prevalent largely in border towns because of the clashing fuel prices between Botswana and the neighbouring countries.

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