Stock thieves wreak havoc in Palapye

The rampant stock theft in Palapye is said to be difficult to contain PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The rampant stock theft in Palapye is said to be difficult to contain PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Farmers in Palapye and surrounding areas are dispirited by the upsurge in stock theft in the area as the police continue to arrest suspects in possession of stolen cattle and carcasses.

The rampant stock theft in the area is said to be difficult to contain thus keeping the police on their toes and remains one of the greatest threats to the long-term sustainability of livestock production and farming in the vicinity.

The police have worriedly observed that stock thieves hang around grazing areas to rustle unbranded cattle, which are their chief target.

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