The year guns, explosives blazed

The police are highly concerned about the increase in possession of offensive weapons PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
The police are highly concerned about the increase in possession of offensive weapons PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

In the year 2022, the crime scene was abuzz with activity making the crime story a cynosure of all eyes. It is the year the sound of guns, rifles and other explosives blazed and reverberated across villages and towns instilling fear in the minds of many as criminals chased money. Writes Mmegi Staffer RYDER GABATHUSE

In the absence of our crime beat reporter, PINI BOTHOKO who has bereavement back home, we chose to look at few events that stood out in the crime scene. The crime beat contributed immensely in our coverage of events this year.

Crime stories usually touch the core of human lives and are therefore, very close to the people’s hearts and as they say, crime is as old as humanity itself. In my view, the crime story was given the attention it deserved in our continuous coverage in 2022.

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