Kgomo-Khumo curbs declining herd count

Stock thieves have introduced new tricks to easily immobilize and slaughter people’s cattle
Stock thieves have introduced new tricks to easily immobilize and slaughter people’s cattle

The success of the Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) anti-stock theft operation dubbed Kgomo-Khumo has been a major story this year. Mmegi Crime Reporter, PINI BOTHOKO looks closely at the evolution of the story and how the operation unfolded.

Back in 2018 the rise in cattle rustling prompted the police to launch anti-cattle theft campaigns to curb the scourge.

I believe that the rearing of livestock has and will always be an integral part of the life of Batswana and a major contributor to the economy as every household keeps cattle, goats or sheep in a subsistence form or commercially. Stock theft is becoming a bane to pastoralists who either rear cattle or small stock.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up