Crime, drug awareness campaign at school

2017-04-26 06:01
Speakers at the crime and drug awareness campaign with the principal and some staff of Sisekelo High School.

Speakers at the crime and drug awareness campaign with the principal and some staff of Sisekelo High School.

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IN a crime and drugs awareness campaign at Sisekelo High School last week representatives of government departments spoke about various aspects regarding crime prevention and drug abuse.

Mr R.G. Zondi (Kranskop Prison head) expressed the importance of the responsibility of freedom to ensure it was not misused.

Mr G.M. Dlamini of the Department of Justice outlined court procedures regarding those found in the possession of drugs.

Pastor Buthelezi read from Daniel 1:8 to encourage pupils to abstain from anything that could harm their future.

A touching poem was read by Mr Nkanyezi Mbhalat on the serious consequences of drug taking.

Miss B.T. Danisa of the Department of Social Development explained that some forms of abuse could actually lead those being targeted in turn to abuse others. Miss Ndawonde of the SAPS warned pupils that committing crime, even at an young age, could adversely affect their future.

Correctional Services teacher, Miss Ntobaki expressed her concern and sadness when she saw young people in prison and advised pupils to avoid crime and drugs.

Programme director for the day was Mr X.M. Makhathini of the Department of Correctional Services.

The principal and staff of Sisekelo High School expressed their gratitude to the departments that took part in an instructive and interesting day.

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