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Pini Bothoko
  • Constable shoots himself dead: Details sketchy

    Details however,remain sketchy regarding the death of the officer who recently shot himself dead whilst on duty.Confirming the incident, the Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said...

  • P2M Heist Suspects Arraigned

    The quartet, Mothusi Alfred Motomela (42) of Mochudi, Thapelo Lekobe (38) of Mmadinare and two South African nationals working as taxi drivers, Mzwandile Mazibuko (25) and Ntholephi Elliot Ntshalintshali (29) attacked and robbed security guards and...

  • Masama Pipeline Key To Economic Growth – Masisi

    The remarks were made by President Mokgweetsi Masisi during the commissioning of the Masama-Mmamashia 100km pipeline infrastructure on Friday at Mmamashia. Masisi said as the government looks to diversifying the economy and attract foreign direct...

  • Four nabbed in latest cash-in-transit heist

    Confirming the arrest, the Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, assistant commissioner, Dipheko Motube said three vehicles suspected to have been used by robbers, two guns and a large sum of money have been recovered.

  • Moletemane teacher arraigned for murder, attempted murder

    Gofaone Hector Kololo, a teacher at Moletemane Primary School, was arraigned before the Bobonong Magistrate's Court for murder and attempted murder yesterday.Particulars of the offence stated that the 35-year-old teacher murdered Baitemi Abide...

  • Three Perish In Grisly Road Mishap

    He said the trio, all male, lost their lives when a Toyota Hilux 2.7 vehicle they were travelling in allegedly hit a cow and overturned at around 2:40am near Serowe farmers’ brigade.He added the trio, all passengers, died on the spot after...

  • Mogoditshane Police Probe Matebeleng Murder

    Mogoditshane Police station commander, superintendent Russ Letsebe said the murder incident occurred on Saturday at around 10pm. He stated that police were still putting the pieces together to establish what transpired. “Through our preliminary...

  • Moletemane Teachers' Love Triangle Ends Tragically

    The district Crime Investigation Department (CID) officer, detective Superintendent Obert Stone confirmed that he was investigating the case."We have arrested the Moletemane Primary School male teacher for allegedly shooting his ex-...

  • Crimes of passion: National crises

    Crimes of passion remain the country’s nightmare as dozens of women continue to lose their lives at the hands of their male lovers.The Botswana Police Service (BPS)’s public relations officer, Assistant Commissioner, Dipheko Motube said during...

  • 70,000 customers eligible for water disconnection

    Senai has noted with concern significant growth in their domestic customer debt stating that the corporation is currently owed a whopping P1.2 billion with around P700 million being domestic customer debt. He stated the remaining debt is for...

  • Critical time for road safety - Traffic director

    Director of Traffic, Senior Assistant Commissioner Katlholo Mosimanegape said accidents that occur as a result of drivers’ attitudes remain a concern as road accidents continue to claim lives.He added as traffic police, they always sensitise...

  • Central District police investigates double murder, suicide

    Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the incidents occurred on Friday and Saturday at Masenyane cattle posts in the outskirts of Serule village and at Mmantshadidi lands in the outskirts of Palapye respectively.Oketsang said...

  • ‘Love Doesn't Kill’ – Tlokweng Police

    For years, ‘crimes of passion’ have been tearing Tlokweng apart with dozens of women losing their lives at the hands of a lover or ex. Tlokweng police are investigating two murder cases that occurred on Saturday.This comes barely a week after...

  • Cohabitation: Mmopane Village’s Nightmare

    The Monitor team recently visited Mmopane, a village situated a few kilometres out of Gaborone, where traditional leaders of the area revealed they are grappling with ‘vat-en-sit’, as cohabitation is popularly known.When the team arrived, we met...

  • BDP Councillor In ‘Hot Soup’ For Defilement

    The 37-year-old councillor recently appeared before Molepolole Magistrate’s Court on a single count of defilement. Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Modise Gabatshwane confirmed the investigation into the area councillor’s case.“The...

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