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Lebogang Mosikare
  • Tenderpreneur pleads guilty to illegal ivory possession

    When 36-year-old Gaosego Seipato of Mmadinare village admitted facts that were read to him on Tuesday, he unequivocally admitted that the police who were on patrol for illegal gold miners on May 3, 2019, between Matshelagabedi and the Botswana...

  • DIS agent, co-accused plead for withdrawal

    The state alleges that agent Derrick Masukula, 42, Mogomotsi Thupane, 37, Thato Moatshe, 32, Ronnie Sanana, 41, and Ronald Dipholo, 50, robbed Choppies Supermarket along Haskins Street of money amounting to P181,180. 35 using a pistol and knife on...

  • Incestuous father claims stress, requests counselling

    The 41-year-old man of Block 4 location, who cannot be named for legal and ethical reasons, had sexual intercourse with his 11-year-old daughter between June 2020 and July 2021 at the residence of his daughter’s mother at Block 2.The man had...

  • Bushiri Implicated In 'Prepostreous' Urgent Application

    The pair that fled to their native Malawi, is now fighting extradition to South Africa (SA) in connection with fraud and money laundering, allegedly to the tune of R102 million. However, in the midst of the Bushiris' legal woes, Shepherd’s name...

  • Appeal Against 'SADC Poaching Ringleader' Stalls

    In May 2019, Magistrate Lebogang Kebeetsweng acquitted and discharged Moyo of allegedly unlawfully being found in possession of a rhinoceros horn contrary to Section 70 of the Wildlife Conservation and National Parks Act. According to the particulars...

  • Father pleads guilty to incest

    The state alleged that the father, who cannot be named for legal reasons in order to protect the interests of the child, had sexual intercourse with his daughter between June 2020 and July 2021 at Block 2.While the accused readily pleaded guilty to...

  • Manslaughter trio gets out of jail

    Lorryboy Fose, 23, Odirile Gabanakago and Samuel Ketsietso, both 22, were convicted of manslaughter after they killed their uncle, Tshweu Khunou, in Thabala in 2015.The court heard that the accused murdered Khunou following an alcohol-fuelled...

  • Murderer Pleads Fog Of Drunkeness

    Nthoiwa Maxala, 38, narrated how he drank six-pack after six-pack of St Louis on September 13, 2015, before he murdered Thuso Duncan Mlaladzi, then a Physics teacher at Tutume McConnell College in Tutume.Nthoiwa said that on that fateful day, he...

  • Jail For 'Cattle Rustler’s' Attempted Killer

    Masego Gobotsamang was the accused in a case in which he was convicted for the attempted murder of Oemeletse Mmopiemang on October 12, 2015, at Morongwa lands in the Central District. According to evidence adduced in court, Gobotsamang landed in...

  • Infamous Sebina sex scandal resurfaces

    In 2016, the nation, especially members of the opposition, erupted in anger over an allegation that then councillor of Sebina ward in the Tonota North constituency (now Shashe West), Kemmonye Amon, had impregnated a secondary school girl.The incident...

  • Teacher killer guilty of murder

    The curtain finally closed for Nthoiwa Maxala who was convicted of murdering Thuso Duncan Mulaladzi, a former Physics teacher at Tutume Mc Connell. Mulaladzi was gunned down on September 13, 2015 in Somerset Extension in Francistown.The pathologist...

  • Murder-Accused Loses Composure In Arraignment

    Reality may have finally set in for Antonio Basipo Moses, 31, a Clearance Agent at Regent Investment, when he was arraigned for the alleged murder of Lesego Bashe on August 16, 2021, at Tati Siding.While Moses shed tears at his arraignment after...

  • Stakeholders give rapist life sentence thumps up

    In one of the rare rulings, Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego sentenced Dipuo Marutwane of Pallaroad village to life behind the bars for the offence.Although it was not the first time that a rape convict was given a life sentence in Botswana, different...

  • Man arraigned for Coloured murder

    On Tuesday, Koontse Sobe Simon, 32, was arraigned before Magistrate Game Mooketsi for the alleged murder of Onkemetse Tlhomane on August 8, 2021, at Coloured location. Assistant Superintendent Mengistu Chigala made an application for Simon to remain...

  • Man with many names up for defilement

    FRANCISTOWN: A man with many names but no identity document (Omang) appeared in court today to face one count of defilement.Mpho Thabiso Kewagamang Motsemme, 25, allegedly defiled a 17-year-old girl at Donga on August 3, 2021.When the accused...

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