Byline: Nonjabuliso Nhlambo

16 April 2024

Sergeant Thomas Mogadime of the Bethal police station has taken it upon himself to help unemployed man who are making ends meet in the streets of Bethal.

Mogadime often helps with providing lunch on random days.

Such initiatives he does from the goodness of his heart, which he said most are from his own pocket.

Thomas said these men are close to his heart, as he sees that they are trying on a daily basis to make ends meet on the streets to provide for their families.

On Wednesday, 10 April 2024, Sergeant Mogadime and Bethal One-by-one shop staff, donated 50 food parcels to men who were at the corner of the Bethal taxi rank waiting to be hired for piece jobs.

Mogadime further urged them to report domestic abuse at the police station and never feel ashamed to do so.

“As long as you are a victim of gender-based violence, we as the police have a duty to assist, regardless of your gender.

If you are afraid to report at the charge office, you are more than welcome to come to my office.”

Thomas further explained that men can also file for a protection order at the police station if they are abused by their partners, which he explained does not mean they should separate from their partners but will be there to protect the man from being abused.