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  • 03 May 2018

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#SportAgainstCrime

Today in Cedarville Ward 26 the Department of Safety & Liaison in partnership with Matatiele Local Municipality and other sector departments conducting an awareness campaign on sport against crime. This campaign saw trolley drivers from Matatiele, Afsondering, Maluti & Cedarville Policing precinct participating in sport and together saying #NoToCrime.

"We must all work together to ensure that we eliminate all forms of crime in our Municipality so that we go back to where we say Matatiele is indeed a destination of choice, said Cllr Thabiso Mohoto.

This awareness campaign is a built up to the Youth Month marathon which will take place tomorrow the 25th of June 2017 from Matatiele to Cedarville to continue educating the youth of Matatiele that crime is not a solution to the challenges facing the youth.

The Station Commander of Cedarville Police Station urged the youth to stay away from drugs "there is a high rate of crime today in our area and one of the contributing factors is drugs, as we are gathered here today we must leave this area saying drugs are not meant for us as the youth of Matatiele, she said.

Concluding the day, youth from Maluti, Cedarville, Matatiele and Afsondering participated in Netball and Soccer as a form of saying they prefer sport than crime and drugs.

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