�Mechova� infest Ftown- police sting operation reveals

Outlaws: Some taxis in Francistown are operating illegally
Outlaws: Some taxis in Francistown are operating illegally

FRANCISTOWN: A two-day operation dubbed ‘Operation Francistown Blue’ by the Botswana Police Service traffic branch has revealed that the majority of taxis operating here are not authorised to provide public service transport.

In the street lingo, the illegal taxis are called ‘Mechova’.

The deputy divisional traffic officer north, Senior Superintendent Pelontle Kesupile told Mmegi after the operation that it was a shock that in a period of two days they have arrested 18 taxis operating without permits.

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