Home invasions, GBV, drugs irk KDC chairperson

Daniel Molokwe
Daniel Molokwe

Chairperson of the Kgatleng District Council (KDC), Daniel Molokwe says the Botswana Police Service has noted an increase in home invasion incidents, gender-based violence, and abuse of drugs, especially amongst youth in the district.

Speaking during in a full council recently, he revealed that a total of eight robbery cases were recorded from April to June 2023 compared to 25 cases during the same period in 2022.

“Measures which were put in place to reduce incidents of crime include the formation of operational teams focusing on patrols, especially during peculiar hours, enforcement of the Trade and Liquor Act, noise and nuisance, deployment of special constables and cluster members as well as public education on dealing with depression and impacts of cohabitation,” Molokwe said.

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