Police checkpoints help reduce weekend fatalities

Traffic police on duty. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Traffic police on duty. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Concerned with the rising fatal accidents that continue to claim lives in the Greater Gaborone, traffic police introduced a new initiative last weekend to reduce road fatalities.

Police have over time expressed deep concern over the increase in road fatalities since the beginning of the year.

To address the concerns, traffic police had set up drunk driving operations in and around Gaborone to reduce road deaths.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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