Police struggle to break spiraling ATM blasting

Blasted FNB ATM
Blasted FNB ATM

Since the police upped their ante and got into a mean mood to curb cash-in-transit heists, criminals are now targeting Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and getting off scot-free.

Burglars continue to break open ATM using explosives and getting away with large sums of money. To date, the police are still struggling to crack down on spiraling ATM blasting in greater Gaborone as there has been no breakthrough in the latest cases.

The speedy arrest of the recent attempted cash-in-transit heist suspects at Riverwalk mall is a clear testimony that police have upped their game but one can say that the same energy is needed to curb the escalating ATM blasting cases.

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