Young police officers should refrain from wanting to make a quick buck -Kanguatjivi

March 20, 2018, 4:38pm

Police spokesperson deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi has warned newly recruited police officers to refrain from selling confiscated drugs to make a quick buck.

Speaking to The Villager, Kanguatjivi said, there have been cases reported whereby police officers were involved in drug dealing and have been dealt with accordingly.

Although the number of cases reported could not be availed, he said, “If you have a bucket of 17 thousand apples the likelihood of finding two or three rotten ones is obvious, So, I cannot deny that we had isolated cases, not a common practise of the day. But, we have very good officers who have arrested drug dealers with hard drugs and confiscated a lot of money and brought these people to book and sentenced.”

He further emphasised that police officers who are caught involved in any criminal activity are dealt with in a fair manner like any other citizen.