Neighbourhood watch programmes can help fight crime

Superintendent Benedict Matlho PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Superintendent Benedict Matlho PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

While crime, especially housebreaking, burglary, and theft, is on the rise in Molepolole, police are finding neighbourhood watch programmes as a good strategy for fighting the scourge.

Molepolole Police Station commander, Superintendent Benedict Matlho said residents of the village, who are troubled by theft incidents, have moved to form neighbourhood watch groups in their respective wards to assist the police fight crime.

He told The Monitor that on Saturday, residents of Masugankwe ward, Molepolole launched Morula neighbourhood watch to address the rise in housebreaking, burglary, and theft incidents in the area.

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