"We promise to improve" - Police


Following a recent robbery incident in which four men armed with knives and axes robbed Goodhope police station, Botswana Police Service (BPS) has promised to improve the manner in which they carry out their business.

The incident has humiliated the police and some members of the public has since lost faith in the service. The robbers made away with 14 AK47 rifles, five pistols and other undisclosed ammunitions.

The robbery has since caused panic and some members of the public have even expressed concerns over their own safety. The concerned people have questioned their stand if the same people tasked with protecting the nation are failing to defend themselves. Following the backlash on social media and other platforms, BPS’ Public Relations Officer, Superintendent, Selinah Omphile has called for calmness and vigilance. Omphile further assured the nation that the service has instituted an intensive and focused investigation. Omphile added that they are convinced the robbery was the work of an organised criminal syndicate.

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