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Pini Bothoko
  • Police probe fatal lay-by incident

    Police are investigating a case in which a 28-year-old man of Tsolamosese in Mogoditshane was hit by a speeding car along Kudumatse Road while attempting to cross the road on Saturday night.Investigating the case, deputy divisional traffic officer...

  • Women in politics urged to be transformational leaders

    It has been pointed out that women generally support each other socially as they are in solidarity in women societies like metshelo, child birth, during funerals and weddings amongst others.It has been noted though that women still lag behind when it...

  • Letlhakeng teen pregnancy surge blamed on parenting

    Letlhakeng Sub-District Council chairperson, Meshack Tshenyego, blamed parents for the surge in teenage pregnancies in the area accusing them of neglecting their children.Tshenyego told The Monitor that the majority of parents are not doing enough to...

  • Police suspect foul play in Tlotso's disappearance

    Last week, members of the public in Lobatse rioted over DNA results that suggested that the latest body remains discovered along the Kanye road belong to the missing boy.The dejected residents blocked road exits with stones, burnt tyres, vandalised...

  • Tlokweng man accused of defiling eight-year-old

    It is alleged that the young man was caught with the young girl in a compromised position in an alleyway.The suspect was arrested and handed over to the police by a mob that went after him for raping the minor.Confirming the investigation,...

  • Police search for missing 16-year-old girl

    Confirming the missing person report that was filed on Saturday, Tlokweng’s acting police station commander, Superintendent Botswelelo Pusoeng said the girl’s parents opened the case after not seeing her for days.Asked why it took the family five...

  • Police plead for calm in Lobatse

    The dejected residents blocked roads with stones, burnt tyres, vandalised police vehicles and in the process injured three police officers. On March 18, 2022 Tlotso was reported missing after disappearing without trace. He failed to return home after...

  • Mahalapye man hands himself to the police

    Confirming to be investigating the case, Mahalapye police station commander, Superintendent Omphile Malemenyane said the incident occurred at the suspect's residence in Mahalapye West after the deceased had visited her boyfriend for a sleep...

  • Police probe P40,000 robbery of bar owner

    Tlokweng Police station commander, superintendent Unoziba Rari said the victim was attacked and robbed by four suspects while arriving at his Tlokweng yard at around 3am after closing up for the night in Mmopane. Rari stated that though the victim...

  • Palapye robbery trio still on the run

    Reached for comment, No. 2 District Officer Commanding, senior superintendent Paul Oketsang said they do not have any leads as yet but investigators are on the ground to locate and arrest the suspects.He added that by their preliminary findings, two...

  • Cattle rustlers likely to spread FMD

    The police continue to arrest stock theft suspects and confiscate stolen stock and indications are that indeed stock theft has become a paying job for perpetrators.The Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, assistant commissioner...

  • Shoot-to-kill bears fruit

    Of late, criminals have been wreaking havoc, a situation believed to have been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The robberies surfaced increasingly in the year 2021 carrying out weekly occurrences of crime in the country’s capital city, something...

  • BCET deceased robber identified

    The deceased has been identified as a 24-year-old Zimbabwean male named Jahelihle Justice Moyo. Giving an update, Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, senior Superintendent Near Bagali said the deceased persons had pending cases,...

  • Robbers attack G4S Security guard, take P80,000

    One of the G4S Security guards was carrying the cash box containing around P80,000 collected from Choppies in Ntshinoga ward to the car when an unknown man pounced on him, snatching the cash box away. On the case, Mochudi Police Station commander,...

  • Serowe/Palapye cable theft worries police

    Police revealed they are investigating two cases of copper cable theft recorded over the weekend in Palapye and Serowe in which thieves stole electric copper cables from homes.No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told...

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