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Pini Bothoko
  • Police investigate Shoshong fatality

    According to the police, the young woman’s boyfriend, a 40-year-old man of Phaleng ward in Shoshong said he had left for work on Saturday morning leaving his girlfriend sleeping. Shoshong’s acting police station commander, Assistant...

  • Uncle wanted for raping two minor nieces

    Last Friday, a Guidance and Counselling teacher at Leshibitse Primary School discovered that one of the victims, a nine-year-old girl, was struggling to walk properly. After she questioned her about the discomfort, the girl disclosed she was sexually...

  • Boy, 14, commits suicide in Oodi

    On that fateful morning, the couple who works in one of the gardens in the village, allegedly left their teenage boy home as they usually did to do their regular job at the nearby garden. Whilst in the garden, one of their relatives visited the...

  • Farmers warned of borehole copper cable thieves

    The call follows the recent incidents involving a string of thefts in the area in which solar panel boreholes were destroyed and copper cables removed. Goodhope Police Station commander, Superintendent Batshwari Gaobatelwe told The Monitor they are...

  • Six arraigned for stock theft

    Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, Assistant Superintendent Selebatso Mooketsi has told The Monitor that their countrywide Kgomo-Khumo Operation has resulted in the recent arraignment of Tshenolo Mmakgotso of Makakatlela...

  • Police child-friendly centres applauded

    Few years ago, in an effort to create a conducive environment for reporting and responding to cases of violence against children, the BPS and UNICEF established child-friendly centre stations after a study that revealed that children were scared to...

  • Molepolole taxi driver ‘killer’ commits suicide

    The murder accused was on bail. According to No.3 District assistant officer commanding, Superintendent Olefile Badisang, they received the report of the suicide incident at around 5pm. Badisang added they don't know the cause of his actions...

  • Choppies female employees attacked, raped

    The duo, aged 25 and 28 were walking to Broadhurst, where they reside after knocking off, when they were attacked at around 9pm. Broadhust Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said when narrating what transpired, the victims said...

  • Look after your livestock – pleads police

    Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, Selebatso Mooketsi, made the plea while speaking to The Monitor, pointing out that taking care of livestock and branding was key in reducing livestock theft. The Police seem to be fighting...

  • Prisons praised for rehabilitation effort

    Mmusi said he was confident that coupled with the skills training, the psycho-social support services come in handy to complete a whole changed person, who is responsible, productive and law abiding.The minister made the remarks at the ground...

  • BDF celebrates 47th anniversary

    BDF Day remains one of the most popular events in the country's calendar as it continues to pull sizeable military enthusiasts.For some reason, the different activities often associated with the day never seem to grow old and boring for the fans,...

  • Oodi man beaten to pulp for refusing to share beer

    Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae revealed that the incident occurred at one of the local bars in Matebeleng around 5pm. He stated that the seriously injured victim, who couldn’t speak, was rushed to DRM. “We...

  • Chinese couple robbed in Phakalane violent attack

    Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said they received the report on the matter at around 3am. He said the three masked men allegedly broke into the house, pounced on them in an attack, and started demanding money,...

  • Cyclist, pedestrian die in separate road accidents

    Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Boemo Bok said in an accident that occurred at around midnight near Super Save along A12 Road (Mogoditshane/Molepolole), a 29-year-old cyclist was hit by a Madza Demio that was driven by a...

  • Tlokweng police investigate robbery case

    Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari said the alleged four men who are still on the run attacked and robbed a family whilst they were still asleep and made away with a laptop and a phone valued at P30,000. “The incident...

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