Security companies decry malfunction of fingerprint machines

Divisional Commander North D.Marathe. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Divisional Commander North D.Marathe. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: Security companies have expressed concern about the police machines that scan fingerprints for potential employees of security companies.

Various speakers at the Northern Division Security Pitso that was held at Thapama Hotel yesterday noted that the machines are sometimes out of service, thereby affecting their hiring, as clearance is needed to sieve out those with criminal records.

The Pitso was called by the police to solicit ideas from security companies on how to effectively fight crime, which is usually high during the festive season.

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