Receiver decries lack of security


SELEBI-PHIKWE: It is important for Botswana to have the Pre-Proceeds and Instrument of Crime Act in place to avoid being blacklisted from transacting with other countries.

Speaking to the Selebi-Phikwe full council meeting this week, the Receiver under the Ministry of Justice, Defence and Security Bafi Nlanda stated that the office was setup to manage anything forfeited from acts of crime to the State.  Nlanda stated to the councillors that many confiscated vehicles rot away as there was no office to both manage and sell them so that the proceeds could benefit the State. He added that confiscated property have been lying idle for so many years because making of disposal orders was not mandatory.

He added that no one was taking responsibility for property forfeited to the State and there was no civil forfeiture but criminal forfeitures only.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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