Police launch annual 60 days campaign

Keabetswe Makgophe
Keabetswe Makgophe

The Botswana Police Service on Friday launched the 60 days of action against crime and road safety. This is a national public security campaign that will be undertaken from November 1 to December 31, 2015.

Giving a keynote address during the launch, the police commissioner, Keabetswe Makgophe, said the crime statistics have shown over the years that criminals become more active during the festive season.  “As innocent citizens plan and budget on spending quality time with their families during the festive season, criminals on the other hand plot on robbing them of their valuables and accumulated savings,” he said.

Makgophe said the campaign was introduced to ensure a much safer and secure festive season. “It is through this campaign that members of the public are reminded or sensitised on the need to enhance their safety and security,” he said.

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