Bethal SAPS and Liquor Outlet Owners took crime to task by establishing a Liquor Forum
Today, Bethal SAPS Station Commander with Designated Liquor Official and the Vispol commander in partnership with liquor outlet owners established Liqour forum with the aim of curbing crime within their businesses and ensuring compliance with the liquor Act regulations.
After the meeting with the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator, the owners of all the liquor outlets decided to form a forum which will strengthen the relationship with the police.
During the establishment of the forum, the following owners were elected to Bethal Liquor Forum Committee:
Mr Ernest Ngwenya as Chairperson, Mrs Lucia MacFarlane as Deputy Chairperson and Mr Bernd Moh as Secretary, while Mr Paul Da Silva, Mr Siyabonga Shoba, Mr Joseph Dhladhla and Mr Mario Henrique De Gouveiea were elected as additional members.
The station commander Lt Colonel Josias Keith Africa thanked the liquor outlets owners for their positive participation and dedication towards working together with the police to curb crime within their businesses and Bethal in general. He further encouraged them to report any form of crime or suspected criminal activities in and outside their businesses to the police.
Police are urging anyone with information on any crime to call the Crime Stop number on 0860010111 or send information via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.