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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Soldier assaults girlfriend, commits suicide

    It was reported that the deceased soldier took his life within 24 hours of his release from police custody. The Maipaafela man was charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and assault common.Tatitown Police Station commander,...

  • Man fleeing with minor charged with defilement

    Tonota Police Station commander, Superintendent Oteng Ngada said the suspect was found with the teenage girl days after they went into hiding. He told The Monitor that the man was arrested and charged with defilement whereas the teenage girl was...

  • FCC suspends Ntshe vendors relocation

    Surprisingly the same leadership rejected Nominated Councillor, Otsile Moses' plea to table an urgent motion to stop the relocation of the vendors citing that he did not follow the procedure as per the council standing orders.On March 24, FCC...

  • Young twins wake up to murder-suicide, living motherless

    Reports are the twins remain without a parent after their mother was killed by her boyfriend who later committed suicide last Thursday morning. In an interview with The Monitor, Kazungula Police Station Commander, Superintendent Phetogo Phillimon...

  • Tonota registers seven GBV-related cases in 48hrs

    This was revealed by the Tonota police acting station commander, Assistant Superintendent Keogotsitse Rasina who raised concern over the alarming cases of GBV-related cases, stressing that interventions need to be made urgently.He said that so far,...

  • Teen girls' nights out end in multiple arrests

    According to Letlhakane Police Station Commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, they have arrested three males aged between 18 and 26 years in connection to defiling the teenage girls.He said that they recorded four cases of defilement in which...

  • Farmers welcome revised movement protocols

    This follows a seven-month restriction of movement of cloven-hoofed animals in Zone 6b following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the region.Last year August, there was an outbreak of FMD in Zone 6b Bisoli north namely, Jackalas 1,...

  • Ka Di 29 and Easy Sunday employ over 150 youth

    Ka di 29 is a music festival which is held on the 29th of every month whereas Easy Sunday is held every Sunday.Ka di 29 was created to promote quality entertainment in the city and provide a platform for both local and international acts to showcase...

  • Nokwazi headlines Ghetto Easter Eve bash

    The show is anticipated to be an all-inclusive music festival which caters for everyone who wants to experience all night mega fun through music and dance. The event promoter, Tshepo Kefhitilwe popularly known as DJ Phat-Tee in the music circles,...

  • Hunger fuels housebreaking in Letlhakane

    According to the Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, they observe that in most housebreaking cases the suspect eats food and leaves valuables untouched.If they were hardcore criminals, the suspects would have stolen...

  • Farmer, 86, hangs himself

    Tutume Police Station commander, Superintendent Lesego Kgosiemang told The Monitor that the deceased was found by one of his children hanging from the rafters of his room.“The deceased allegedly used a rope to hang himself. According to other...

  • Six arrested for possession of drugs

    This incident follows a series of arrests made by the police in the same village connected to the illegal possession of drugs, more especially marijuana and methcathinone (CAT).Two weeks ago, police in Letlhakane arrested a 40-year-old man in Nkosho...

  • Measle cases, 10, detected in Chadibe

    When addressing councillors during an Ordinary Council Session, Radisigo said the Greater Francistown DHMT had an outbreak of measles in Chadibe in January. This is the first reported measles outbreak since 2010. He said so far, a total of 10 cases...

  • At least 156 students busted for illegal drugs

    There have been concerns about the increase in students' drug use and the escalating trends of learners consuming space cakes which are cookies and muffins containing marijuana.In an interview with The Monitor this week, Mokgosi said of the...

  • Phikwe's alarming teen pregnancies linked to absent parents

    As a result, Selebi-Phikwe District Health Management Team (DHMT) recently held an awareness campaign against teenage pregnancy.Following the campaign, the area’s DHMT Principal registered nurse and midwife, Caroline Setshego, told The Monitor that...

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