Unpacking crime in Molepolole


Even though the police do not label Molepolole as the country’s crime capital, for years the village has been trending across social media platforms following strings of horrible killings.

The carnage in the village had led to members of the public labelling the village as the country’s crime capital. Across social media platforms, the public views Molepolole as a dangerous place with a hive of criminal activities.

It isn't known for peace thus keeping the police on their toes. The highly populated village has resulted in criminals moving in as well as claiming their spots. On Friday, The Monitor team visited the area to have a chat with Molepolole Police Station commander, Superintendent Benedict Matlho concerning the escalating crime incidents in his policing area.

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