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Friday, 28 July 2017 20:30

Salima Business Community pledges support to police

Written by  Golden Kang’oma jnr


Members of the business community after the meeting

Salima, July 28, 2017: Weeks after a brutal murder of a fuel attendant at Puma filling station in Salima, business communities in the district have pledged to support the law enforcers in their daily activities.

The business community has assured police that they will join hands with all the stakeholders in curbing crime within the district.

Addressing the gathering at Mai Tsalani Motel on Friday, chairperson of the Business Community, Sakina Chingomanje, said their initiative to the law-enforcers is to make sure that they work effectively and reduce crime rate.

‘’In helping the police, we have agreed that we will be fueling police vehicle with 20 litres per day and we have also offered them to be using our vehicles during patrol when need arises. In addition to that we are also formulating neighborhood watch schemes within our communities,” said Chingomanje.

She further added that police will be provided with working equipment like, whistles, reflector jackets, torches and others.

Welcoming the development, the Salima police officer in-Charge Deputy Commissioner of Police  Edward Chingaipe assured the business communities of their more commitment towards crime prevention.

“As police, we will make sure that those selected in neighborhood watch program are trained so that they can work effectively without causing other problems in the communities so that the materials they will receive are used accordingly.

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