LEPHALALE — During the last meeting of the community policing forum (CPF) on Thursday 23 June, Thys Eloff, CPF chairperson, said that from the CPF perspective, the crime rate in general is higher and the unemployment rate is also higher than a few months ago.
There are more petty crimes and house break-ins.
Lephalale station commander, Lieutenant-colonel, Daniel Ramkgoakgoa, said that the station is facing a challenge as how to manage, assist and overcome crime in Lephalale. He said that the CPF and the police are working together and that members of the CPF must feel free to contribute to the fight against crime. “We expect crime to increase, I have no doubt about that” he said.