Outcry over contraband, prison escapes

Mmusi lamented that issues of poor service delivery by public officers continue to plague the government PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Mmusi lamented that issues of poor service delivery by public officers continue to plague the government PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi, has urged the Botswana Prison Service (BPS) to come up with innovative ways that will stem the tide of contraband and prison escapes.

Mmusi made the remarks during the BPS Senior Officers Conference on Wednesday that was held under the theme, “Building a high performance culture: Repositioning, Realigning and Re-engineering the Prison Service to achieve its mandate.”

“As I draw towards my concluding remarks, let me assure you of my ministry’s commitment to capacitate you to deal with the ever changing crime landscape.

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