Byline: Nonjabuliso Nhlambo

04 August 2022

Bethal SAPS Station Commander with Designated Liquor Official and the Vispol commander in partnership with liquor outlet owners established a Liquor forum with the aim of curbing crime within their businesses and ensuring compliance with the liquor Act regulations on 03 August 2022.

After the meeting with the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator, the owners of all the liquor outlets decided to form the forum which will strengthen the relationship with the police.

During the establishment of the forum, the following owners were elected as 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 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 suspicious criminal activities in and outside their businesses to the police.