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Concerted efforts in devising strategies aimed at fighting all forms of cross border crimes needed

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Southern African Region for Police Chiefs Cooperation (SARPCCO) Chairperson Kakoma Kanganja
Southern African Region for Police Chiefs Cooperation (SARPCCO) Chairperson Kakoma Kanganja

INSPECTOR General of Police Kakoma Kanganja says there is need for concerted efforts in devising strategies aimed at fighting all forms of cross border crimes.

Kanganja who is also Southern African Region for Police Chiefs Cooperation (SARPCCO) Chairperson has called for active participation of all SARPCCO member countries in the activities of the regional body.

Kanganja who is in South Africa is also scheduled to travel to Eswatin for routine visits to SARPCCO Member countries to check on progress made on the implementation of INTERPOL and SARPCCO resolutions and decisions as well as iron out impediments to international and regional police corporation in the fight of transnational crimes.

According to a statement issued by Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo, Kanganja further observed the need for increased effort in devising strategies aimed at fighting all forms of cross border crimes among member states.

” We all need to direct our resources towards strengthening border areas which are access points for criminals involved in cross border crime, ” said Kanganja.

Among other decisions passed during various membet country Police Chiefs meetings include Combating violent crimes, fighting cyber crime in the SADC region, conducting of SARPCCO joint operations, and prevention and combating Trafficking in persons in the SADC region among others.

Southern African Region for Police Chiefs Cooperation (SARPCCO) Chairperson Kakoma Kanganja
Southern African Region for Police Chiefs Cooperation (SARPCCO) Chairperson Kakoma Kanganja

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