No plan to arm patrol police

Police officers on patrol
Police officers on patrol

Despite the country facing an influx of weapons of war as seen in recent cash-in-transit heists and armed robberies, acting police commissioner, Phemelo Ramakorwane has revealed that there is no provision as yet for police officers to be armed during patrols.

Ramakorwane stated that even though the streets are full of arms and ammunition, Botswana Police Service (BPS) has not yet found it necessary to equip police officers with guns during patrols.

He made the remarks when responding to a question raised by Nata/Gweta Member of Parliament (MP) and member of the Public Accounts Committee, Polson Majaga.

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