MPs appeal for Special Constablesďż˝ welfare

Plugging the gap: Special constables are relieving the fight against crime
Plugging the gap: Special constables are relieving the fight against crime

Parliament has requested the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi to train and employ special constables who have been in service for five years or less.

Commenting on the ministry’s recurrent budget last week, Members of Parliament (MPs) agreed that it was important for the police service to train special constables into formal police, instead of “employing people outside”.

Nkange MP, Edwin Batshu, who is also the minister of Labour and Home Affairs, said it is important for departments and companies to take its staff members for further training or to schools.

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