When you get robbed- part 1

There’s nothing that prepares you for home robbery. Burglars don’t stick a “So, You’re About to Be a Home Invasion Victim” pamphlet in your gate a few days before they come to your house.

Burglary is a scenario you don’t think about because until it happens to you, it’s something that only happens to other people. The experience, as most victims will tell you, is one that leaves you traumatised and very violated.

I was lucky to grow up in a house that was never robbed. Locking doors at night was not mandatory. I grew up in a homestead where boys didn’t use catapults like neighborhood kids but pellet guns to shoot at birds. What a feast we would have afterwards? Doves were a real treat. The storeroom door still bears testimony to the many days of target shooting; to this day it is still decorated with a thousand bullet holes.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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