Tutume policing area: A crime haven


FRANCISTOWN: Located in the central district, recently Tutume village has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons as it continues to be hit by a wave of unrest.

The village has been under siege as it registered about seven cases ranging from drowning, missing persons, murder and suicide in a period of two weeks.

Some people blame the government for failing villagers as they believe that Tutume police station is under-resourced which is an obstacle in tackling the escalating crime rate.

Editor's Comment
We salute Kgomo Khumo for a job well done

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