MBABANE: Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini has sent condolences to families of the 11 police officers who tragically burnt to death in an accident that occurred along the Yithi Abantu highway yesterday afternoon.
Speaking during a press conference held at cabinet offices in Mbabane on Friday, Dlamini sent the condolences to the affected families on behalf of their Majesties, government and the entire Nation.
"On behalf of their Majesties , government and the entire nation, I take this moment to send our heartfelt condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the 11 Royal Eswatini Police Service members and the truck driver who tragically lost their lives in an accident yesterday afternoon. We have been shattered by these devastating news and our hearts go out to the families and all who have to bear the weight of these heavy loses . We have been encouraged to learn that one of the four admitted officers has been discharged.This has given us renewed hope that the remaining 3 officers will also fully recover" he said.
He further thanked the all the security forces for their outstanding efforts in helping the country fight COVID 19 and announced that a group insurance for security forces will be established. "Government will intensify efforts in ensuring that we have a group insurance for security officers to ensure support for the bereaved families and dependants in such difficult times"he added.
Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini