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Pini Bothoko
  • Police plead for public assistance

    The deceased's body who is suspected to be in his 30s, is currently at Bamalete Lutheran Hospital mortuary in Ramotswa.“He did not have any identification in his possession. We do not know if he is a Motswana or not. The deceased is coffee in...

  • Minor arrested for allegedly killing brother

    Molepolole police responded to the report, rushed the victim – a 17-year-old teenager – to Scottish Livingstone Hospital where he was certified dead by doctors upon arrival. According to Molepolole Police Station commander, Superintendent...

  • Separate Road Mishaps Claim 3 Lives

    The first mishap occurred on Saturday night at around 11:30pm by Kofifi Shopping Complex in Bontleng, Gaborone involving a 41-year-old pedestrian who lost her life after she was hit by a speeding car while by the roadside.Deputy Divisional Traffic...

  • Male ‘Genital-Like’ Form Found In Trash

    The thing that resembles a man’s private part, was discovered in the dustbin cage containing boxes disposed of by Choppies Supermarket. Other items found include what appears to be the leg of a hyena with long nails wrapped with beads, the horn of...

  • Paralysed Man Pleads For Police Aid

    The father of three, two boys and a girl, left the police station paralysed from the waist down after a flagpole at Borakanelo fell on him when he entered the offices to seek their services.In visible pain of the memory, Tlhakole said it was on July...

  • Lack of resources hinder effective policing

    The business community in Mogoditshane policing area are living in fear as theft from shops ahead of the festive season escalates. The police have called upon the business community to tighten up their security as armed robbers are out on the prowl....

  • Man found dead in a jojo

    The deceased's body was found in a badly decomposed state. The police said the deceased was discovered by his family members after trying to contact him through his mobile phone to no avail for weeks.Confirming to be investigating the case, the...

  • 'Dam Levels Sustainable 'Till Next Rains'

    WUC chief executive officer, Gaselemogwe Senai made the remarks when officiating the Corporation’s end of the year press conference that was recently held at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort.Senai said as it is towards the end of the year, they...

  • Cross-Border Stock Theft On The Rise

    As a result, the growing transnational organised stock theft networks threaten the country’s agricultural economy, as it has been a concern for years.In response to the scourge, police said plans are underway to map a lasting solution to stop...

  • Two Perish In Separate Accidents

    Sejelo Police Station traffic officer, Assistant Superintendent Ernest Sesinyi told The Monitor that they recorded the first fatal accident on Thursday along Kanye/Moshupa road.He added the other happened near the police station intersection on...

  • Heartache As Yellow Monster Shatters Dreams

    The dreams and hopes of one family were shattered after they became homeless in the blink of an eye. On Friday, The Monitor team visited the Babo family of 10 whose four homes had already been razed to the ground together with houses in the three...

  • WUC debt strategy fails to yield results

    Following the lapse of State of Emergency (SoE) period, WUC gave customers a one-month grace period to settle their debts with a number of strategies in place but customers are still lagging behind with payments.WUC chief executive officer (CEO),...

  • Armed South Africans nabbed

    The duo aged 40 and 47 were traveling in a motor vehicle reportedly stolen in South Africa.They were arrested in Block 3, Gaborone in possession of AK 47 rifle, pistol and a number of live rounds of ammunition according to BPS' public relations...

  • Public Warned Not To Crowd Accident Scenes

    Instead, crowds that gather are now being encouraged to not simply gawk at casualties to satisfy their curiosity and step in with life-saving skills as they would be the first people at the scene. The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has responded...

  • Step-father Appears In Court Today For Murder Of Two Toddlers

    The three-year-old girl and her one-year-old brother were found dead by their grandmother, who had rushed outside, after hearing screams from her daughter. District Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer, detective superintendent Obert Stone...

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