In yet another development, Mothibistad and Mapoteng villages in Kuruman have swords between gangsters sharpened for confrontation at any given time.
An anonymous close source following the goings-on in the looming fight, has pointed fingers to the relevant departments that ought to approach the problem with a straight face.
Last week, November 3, 2016 a community meeting was held in Kuruman’s Mapoteng village to resolve the looming disturbance in the writing of examinations in some schools around Mothibistad. Some learners involved in the monstrous acts still hibernate in the same schools that are being targeted for disturbances.
Members of the community want the police, in liaison with the Department of Education, to take stern measures to ensure that learners involved in gangsterism be out-rooted from schools. This can only be achieved, says the community, if the Department of Education can issue out a letter authorising the police to identify the juvenile delinquents (learners) within schools where punitive measures can be taken to stem out this form of lawlessness.
It appears, the community alleges, that the Department of Education develops cold feet to issue out a letter to the police that gives it the mandate to sniff out hooligans within its learning precincts.
There are increasing threats that some learners are being targeted by these groups and as a result learners are in great fear to go for their examinations. While examinations in themselves are a nerve-wrecking experience, the added fear of being physically attacked is a clear depravity to the free flow of revision to the examinees and authorities need to apply firm steps to control the situation.