Masisi Concerned About Theft of Cattle by Zimbabweans at Border Post

The President of Botswana His Excellency Mokgweetsi Masisi t has ordered an official inquiry into livestock theft on his country’s border with Zimbabwe.

The acting President Slumber Tsogwane named a nine-member commission for the inquiry to be conducted in Bobirwa constituency, across the Tuli River in Matabeleland South which for several kilometers serves as the border between the two countries.

“The terms of reference for the commission of inquiry is to establish the problem of livestock rustling in the Bobirwa villages along the Botswana/Zimbabwe border and determine the extent of the problem,” a statement accompanying the appointment of the commission said.

The commission must also “establish how long the problem of livestock rustling in the area has been in existence, what causes or caused it and who are the key players.”