Public safety questioned amid police robbery


Batswana have questioned their safety following a robbery incident in which four men armed with knives and axes recently attacked the Goodhope police station of 14 AK47 rifles, five pistols and undisclosed number of ammunitions.

On Tuesday at around 2:30am four men allegedly stormed the station and proceeded to tie down the female police officers with cables and locked them at the radio room and headed to the armoury.

The embarrassing incident took social media by storm with members of the public having mixed feelings over what transpired with some saying they have lost faith on the service questioning how they are going to redeem themselves while some felt that it was an unfortunate incident and the police are not immune to theft incidents.

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