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Pini Bothoko
  • Son (31) attacks 79 aged mother

    The woman was attacked by her son as she tried to intervene and break up the fight.Confirming the incident, Jwaneng police station commander, Superintendent Thuso Basuti revealed that the 31-year-old suspect was initially fighting with his...

  • 'Accidental death' as brother shoots sister

    Confirming the matter, Jwaneng Police Station commander, Superintendent Thuso Basuti said the shooting incident occurred on Tuesday evening at around 8pm.Basuti said the duo’s uncle had just arrived from the cattle post with his loaded...

  • Dikgosi plead for security in their offices

    Through Ntlo ya Dikgosi, they (Dikgosi) pleaded with the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to consider providing them with security guards.This follows a question that was posed by Kgosi Tjazako Munduu of Ngami Region asking the...

  • Isolated home invasions hit Tsholofelo East, Phakalane

    According to the police, residents of the once great neighbourhoods are now living in fear of criminals who also use violence in the process to rob victims. No 3 Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Theriso Thatayotlhe said thieves are having a...

  • Murder accused soldier further remanded

    Modirelabangwe faces a single count of wife murder, Dorothy Sebolai Modirelabangwe on January 13 at Glen Valley BDF camp.Representing state prosecution, Sub-inspector Kenneth Ramere told the court that the deceased was recently buried and...

  • Taxi man shot dead in Molepolole

    The motive for the killing is not yet known according to Molepolole station commander, Superintendent Benedict Matlho. Matlho said the taxi driver was on duty when he met his fate. “Investigations into the matter are ongoing to establish what...

  • Police recover P722 000 worth stolen property

    The robbery is said to have happened in the afternoon around 2pm. The eight men allegedly attacked the business man who was in the company of his four colleagues and were threatened with offensive weapons. Confirming to be investigating the case,...

  • Mahalapye police investigate murder

    Mahalapye Police Station Commander, Superintendent Omphile Malemenyane said a 54-year-old Mahalapye man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his 41-year-old girlfriend.Malemenyane said the duo got into a misunderstanding that lead to a...

  • Girl, 15 attacked,raped

    Serowe Police Station Assistant Police Station Commander, Assistant Superintendent Bophelo Ntatiwa said the victim, who was sleeping alone was woken up by the intruder who raped her and fled the crime scene through the same window. Ntatiwa said the...

  • Armed robbers on prowl

    As such, people in the area are reported to be now living in constant fear of criminals who continue to torment them in their sleep hence suspecting a syndicate of armed robbers might be on the prowl.Even though police revealed to have observed a...

  • Six Batswana perish in SA road mishap

    The Toyota Quantum allegedly got a tyre punture, lost control and overturned on the way from Groblesbridge to Johannesburg towards Lephalale town along R572 road with 14 passengers, all females from Botswana on board.Confirming to have even visited...

  • 'Men stop it, women are not sex objects'

    Botswana Police Service (BPS) recorded 155 rape cases during the festive season For years rapists have been causing havoc something that has resulted in Botswana being ranked top among countries with the highest number of rape cases.Reacting to the...

  • Child negligence an offence-warns police

    Members of the public have been calling for stiffer sentences for perpetrators of child negligence across social media platforms labelling it as an abuse of the innocent souls.This incidents and accidents which claimed children’s lives were...

  • GBV impacts negatively on children

    This was revealed by a Family and Community Education Engagement Consultant, Sam Magama, who is also the former chairperson of National Parents and Teachers Association (NPTA) in an interview with Mmegi.He stated that over the years students’...

  • Two perish in a road mishap

    Deputy Divisional traffic officer for South Central, Senior Superintendent, Boiki Mojalemotho, told MmegiOnline that the accident occurred around 08:50am by Mmamashia Junction."We do not have full details at the moment, but appears that the...

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