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Pini Bothoko
  • ‘No foul play’ in Ikongwe woman’s death—police

    Police had to carry out a detailed report with the help of doctors to clear any doubt and establish the cause of death after she was found in her boyfriend’s bed and appeared to have vomited. Shoshong Police Station’s acting commander, Assistant...

  • Rathaphofu arraigned on Xamakoae’s murder

    Rathaphofu, who worked as a herder at Bootsia Ranch 1 in Sandveld Farms, was arraigned on a single count of murder of the 32-year-old deceased Xamakoae of Mogadikwane ward, Mabuo. The court revealed on June 11 at Bootsia Ranch 2 Rathaphofu murdered...

  • Police probe Block 3 Industrial warehouse break-in

    The owners of the warehouse found it broken into when reporting for duty on Saturday morning and reported the matter to the police. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said investigations into the matter were ongoing...

  • Lerala man suffers serious injuries after hyena attack

    Following close to an hour's fight with the hyena, the 45-year-old escaped death by a whisker after he managed to grab an axe in the middle of the fight and fatally hit the carnivore with it. Martin's Drift Police Station assistant commander,...

  • Batswana, Namibians to be sensitised on cross-border crime

    During the campaigns, communities will be sensitised on illegal activities such as smuggling of goods and illicit products, poaching, illegal border crossing, illegal fishing, cattle rustling amongst others. This was revealed by Defence and Security...

  • Three appeared before different courts for stealing stock

    Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, Assistant Superintendent Selebatso Mooketsi said Chamme appeared before Letlhakane Magistrate's Court on Friday whilst the Kahonas appeared before Kalkfontein Customary Court on...

  • Namibian leadership calls for Botswana–Namibia peace

    The call follows the launch of the Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) between Botswana Defence Force (BDF) and Namibian Defence Force (NDF) that was held in Kasane and Katima Mulilo, Namibia respectively last week which aims to determine...

  • Botswana, Namibia partner to fight cross border crime

    Officiating at the launch, the Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi, revealed that the launch of CIMIC activities precedes a series of campaigns that will target 21 villages along the common border on the Botswana side and 19 villages on...

  • 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...

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