Govt beefs up airport security

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

Full body scanners have been installed and additional security personnel deployed at the country’s main aviation gateway, the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport, as part of government’s plans to pre-empt national security risks, a Cabinet Minister has said.

Transport and Communications Minister, Frank Ramsden told Mmegi that the full body scanners could detect wires or metal components, ensuring that no air passengers can carry on or off aircraft, risky items.

“These full body scanners are able to detect wires in bras or metal plates in shoes; we installed them with the new terminal building (at SSKIA).

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