Police Fight Losing Battle With Drugs

Nunu Lesetedi
Nunu Lesetedi

Through their numerous raids, the police have for quite some time been targeting drug dealers and handlers, but they seem to be fighting a losing battle as some dealers continue to find ways to bring drugs into the country. The Monitor Staff Writer, PINI BOTHOKO observes

Marijuana use continues to rise according to police reports informed by raids some of which were made public through different media platforms as a way of sending a clear message to potential dealers.

Despite having made somewhat of a spectacle of themselves on live television their message seems to be falling upon deaf ears, as police continue to arrest druggies and confiscate large quantity of drugs.

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