Fury over stone-throwing ‘fad’

Fury over stone-throwing ‘fad’

RUNDU – A number of motorists in the Kavango Region have expressed concern about young boys who are throwing stones at passing cars, some times damaging vehicles.

The concern was raised on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation’s (NBC) Rukavango Radio Service by concerned callers yesterday. They said that children, especially along the Rundu-Grootfontein main road, were pelting passing vehicles with stones.One caller said that it might result in accidents as a driver could lose control of his or her vehicle, especially at night.The Namibian Police’s Community Affairs Officer, Sergeant Johannes Kudumo, called on parents living along the Trans-Caprivi Highway to see to it that their children did not become involved in stone-throwing activities.Kudumo warned that if the culprits were identified, they would be prosecuted.He urged traditional leaders and other community leaders to address the matter with a view to finding an amicable solution.- NampaThey said that children, especially along the Rundu-Grootfontein main road, were pelting passing vehicles with stones.One caller said that it might result in accidents as a driver could lose control of his or her vehicle, especially at night.The Namibian Police’s Community Affairs Officer, Sergeant Johannes Kudumo, called on parents living along the Trans-Caprivi Highway to see to it that their children did not become involved in stone-throwing activities.Kudumo warned that if the culprits were identified, they would be prosecuted.He urged traditional leaders and other community leaders to address the matter with a view to finding an amicable solution.- Nampa

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