Over the last few weeks there has been some success stories in Gaborone regarding catching criminals.
All of them because of good Samaritans and people being on the look-out.Hazel Mmopi-Maswabi shared her story on the Fight Crime Gaborone Facebook group last week. “Thieves broke into my car which was parked by Middle Star and stole my laptop.
They were caught because some good samaritan saw them break into my car and took their licence plate, it was a white tazz B676 AEW, he then waited for them to leave and informed us – the police traced the buggers! Thanks Mr. O. Morake for getting the number.”A discussion later revealed that this same car had been used in several other crimes around the city.
Hopefully we will not be seeing this car or its three male occupants for quite awhile. We in the Fight Crime Gaborone would also like to thank Mr. Morake – you have made this town a safer place. The second success story comes from Gabs FM host Simba Mudereri. Who used the air waves and social media to alertpeople of a listeners car that had been stolen.
The car was found in Phakalane by a listener who called into the station and the car was recovered.Thank you as well Simba.These stories are what the spirit of the Fight Crime Gaborone
community is all about.
All of us getting in this fight against crime together and helping eachother out. Good people helping other good people – and there is a lot more of us than there are of the criminals. If you are not already part of the community please join us.
Find us on Facebook – share your stories and listen to others.Help us continue this movement towards a better, safer Botswana.
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