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    Beitbridge business community brings in Police


    Senior Assistant Commissioner & National Spokesperson for the Zimbabwe Republic Police, Charity Charamba.

    ELLEN MLAMBO
    BEITBRIDGE BUREAU

    BEITBRIDGE- Beitbridge Urban Police in conjunction with the Business Community have formed a Business Against Crime Forum.
    The forum whose core mandate is to deal with crime that affects and prejudice registered business was formed at the Beitbridge Municipality boardroom two weeks ago.
    "The meeting was held to discuss crimes affecting the business community. We engaged our minds on how we should deal with such crimes, for example there are unlicensed vendors who sell goods in front of shops thereby affecting businesses of shop owners. We will work together with Police to curb crime in our town. This is a key mandate for the forum," said Clevers Moyo.
    A joint committee was put in place and it comprises the chairman Clevers Moyo who is the Beitbridge Business Association Programmes Coordinator, vice chairman Patson Moyo, Police Community Relations and Liaison Officer Mecrine Ngundu is the secretary and FBC Bank manager Jemitas Machote is the treasurer.
    Committee members are Border Pharmacy pharmacist Gamuchirai Matandirotya, Victoria Ndlovu of BNV businesses, Renato Ndou of Manavela Businesses, Mitchell Catts Freight  manager Catherine Hlanguyo and Simbarashe Sithole of Teleplus Media.
    The forum is a Police initiative.
    "Let's work together with the Police to curb crime in our town. In addressing these issues through the forum, we will be forging a close relationship with the Police," said Moyo.
    The new Beitbridge Urban Police Officer In Charge  Kenneth Mushongahande urged residents not to keep large sums of money on them and to have weapons for self-defense at home. He pledged to work hard to reduce crime rate in Beitbridge. 

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