Drug abuse a concern in Malthahohe

Residents of Malthahohe concerned about abuse of drug and alcohol

Residents of Malthahohe in the Hardap region have raised a number of socio economic problems they face at a public hearing with the parliamentary standing committee on gender equality and social development and family affairs.
The abuse of alcohol and drugs, residents say is the number one contributing factor to violent crimes being committed, with even school children implicated in some of these crimes.