The scrap of Steez's car that burnt to ashes last year April that is still by the roadside 15km from Rakops brings bad memories to passers-by especially his fans. This week after seeing the scrap by the roadside fans of the late musician posted on Facebook disclosing how disappointed they were to have seen the scrap still by the roadside as it brings back bad memories.
The media personality and rapper, Mpho Vincent Tiro who was famously known as Steez died in a car accident 15km away from Rakops, the village of the new Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane, when he was on his way from Maun. Steez’s car caught fire and burnt after a tourist vehicle allegedly hit it.
Reached for a comment, Inspector Moffat Seakonyane, the station traffic officer at Rakops police station stated that it was not police’s responsibility to remove the car wreckage from the roadside. “After the tragedy we inspected the car and handed the car to his family members.
“We understand that the car scrap is an eyesore to his fans, but there is nothing we can do, because unlike his family we do not have the powers to take that scrap away,” Seakonyane said.
Seakonyane declared that investigations into the matter were complete . He however, could not reveal the findings,
Then it was alleged that Steez’s car had mechanical problems, which he had to fix before making the trip back to Gaborone but unfortunately on his way back his car caught fire and burnt after it was hit by another vehicle. Steez, who was also known as Mochine O Ichenchang, was a seasoned rapper, radio and television presenter who was born and raised in Mahalapye.
He rose to fame after he was chosen as a presenter for Btv’s Meribo magazine show in 2003. He was a pioneer radio presenter for Duma FM radio station.