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Pini Bothoko
  • Broadhurst police probe serious accident

    The accident occurred at around 1:30am following a collision between a Toyota Corolla and a Toyota Cross. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said the 32-year-old man, who was driving a Toyota Corolla coming from north...

  • Pedestrian hit by car in Jwaneng

    The accident occurred after a Toyota Land Cruiser driving behind a Ford Ranger hit the vehicle from behind along Jwana Road. Confirming the accident, Jwaneng police station commander, Superintendent Thuso Basuti said the accident occurred at around...

  • Mob justice cases rise worry police

    People continue to live in constant fear of criminals even in the comfort of their homes and cars especially in the Greater Gaborone. On a daily basis, criminals raid people by their gates, break into dwellings at night, attack the owners in their...

  • Mahalapye mob beats 'rape suspect' to death

    The mob of Thomadithotse ward, Mahalapye allegedly attacked and dragged the deceased to the river on Thursday night, assaulted and inflicted serious injuries on him until he was rescued by the arrival of the police. He was rushed to Mahalapye...

  • Suspected ‘thief’ dies in Mochudi mob attack

    The incident occurred in Diphonsi ward in Mochudi on Friday night. Police confirmed investigations into the murder case. Reached for comment, Mochudi Police Station commander, Superintendent Joel Masilo said the deceased, in his early 30s, was beaten...

  • Botswana resource-cursed, says Shaleshando

    Debating a motion on the growing backlog of payments to suppliers caused by GABS in Parliament on Friday, Shaleshando said Botswana is faced with what is called a resource curse which has come in the form of inefficiency and corruption.The legislator...

  • Stock thieves employ new tricks – Police

    The police have established that thieves injure or cut tendons or mesiga of cows in the vernacular to immobilise them and later slaughter and sell their meat at a giveaway price. They have also discovered that with their modus operandi the thieves...

  • Defence ministry launches mindset change roadmap

    The Minister of Defence and Security (MDS), Kagiso Mmusi, on Friday unveiled the institutionalised ministry mindset change roadmap aligning it with the National Mindset Change campaign.Launched under the theme, 'Holistic Mindset Change, My...

  • Ditharapana man fatally stabs drinking fellow

    According to the police, it was revealed that the deceased had initially stabbed the suspect with a sharp object. In the ensuing struggle, the suspect managed to wrestle the weapon from the deceased and fatally stabbed him. The incident took place on...

  • Broadhurst police investigate rape incident

    The suspect, a 39-year-old carpenter, suggested a drive and they headed into the bush. It was during this drive that he forcibly demanded sex and raped the victim. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae revealed that the...

  • Men urged to stand against GBV

    The country continues to battle against GBV incidences which are currently on the rise. When delivering the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, the President said he was deeply concerned about the trend of GBV, which is mostly directed to...

  • We are unsafe under Masisi’s leadership - Keorapetse

    Keorapetse said this when responding to the State of the Nation Address (SONA) that was delivered on Monday by the President. He revealed that in 2023 alone, Botswana recorded 215 murder cases, 1, 718 rape cases and 1, 331 defilement cases. “We are...

  • Ex-lover nabbed for rape

    The victim had told the police that she had met her ex-boyfriend on Saturday night at a Chibuku depot in Leshibitse village. She alleges he threatened her and then forced her to go with him to his house, whereupon arrival, he allegedly raped...

  • Zimbabwean men arrested for dagga possession

    Police nabbed the two when searching the Toyota Hilux vehicle they were driving loaded with goods from South Africa on transit to Zimbabwe on Saturday morning around 10am. In an interview with The Monitor, Martins Drift Police Station Commander,...

  • Serowe police probe murder-suicide

    Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said the couple’s bodies were found in bush on the outskirts of the village following an alleged misunderstanding that lead to a fight. He said prior to the incidents, the 54-year-old...

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