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Pini Bothoko
  • Another gas delivery driver jumped by crooks

    Around 7pm in Broadhurst Extension 16, Gaborone, right after a delivery shout, the scene turned into a proper mugging.Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae, head honcho at Broadhurst Police Station, told The Monitor the driver was still handing out gas...

  • Dibete police investigate rape

    The police have shared that the pair had spent the evening consuming alcohol at a local pub and then proceeded to the victim’s home after the pub closed for the night. Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku explained that the...

  • ‘Community plays major role in fight against crime’

    Director of Operations in the Botswana Police Service (BPS), Senior Assistant Commissioner Katlholo Mosimanegape shared this insights during a recent crime prevention seminar held in Gaborone.Crime prevention committees from District No.3 and...

  • Special constables’ promise for greener pastures

    Due to lack of progression amongst special constables, the BPS has come up with reforms expected to improve the situation. Amongst the reforms, more special constables will be absorbed and also the age gap for recruitment has been increased to 40...

  • Pedestrians severely injured in separate car crashes

    The first incident occurred around 8:30pm on Saturday, between BBS Mall and Extension 27 in Gaborone. A 47-year-old man was hit by a car while attempting to cross the road.As a result of the collision, he sustained a fractured left thigh and is...

  • Woman, 31, busted for possession of illegal firearm

    The arrest transpired after the police received a tip regarding the suspect and her boyfriend engaging in the trade of illicit substances. Upon arriving at their residence on a Saturday afternoon to search for these alleged drugs, the police...

  • Honda Fit laden with 'stolen meat' intercepted

    The vehicle, carrying three Batswana men, aged 46, 22, and 28, hailing from Tshipana ward in Mookane and Matsosa and Maaloso wards in Dibete respectively, is now under police custody for ongoing investigations. According to Dibete Police Station...

  • Police investigate suicide case

    The incident occurred on a Saturday afternoon when the young man was discovered hanging from a tree on the outskirts of the village. The discovery was made by the man's family members, who had become concerned after he left home abruptly,...

  • Old Naledi’s terror kid on wanted list

    Phoki was fatally shot by the police last Wednesday, Opinions on his death have been divided across social media platforms. While some observed the young man, a Hubona native on the outskirts of Mathangwane village, others acknowledged his actions as...

  • Motube calls for mindset change

    According to the Botswana Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube if individuals could change the way they do and view things, many criminal activities such as murder, rape, defilement and robberies could be avoided.Motube has...

  • Wanted fugitive killed in a scuffle with the police

    According to the police, the 23-year-old man from Mathangwane village was fatally shot whilst resisting arrest and charging at the police this morning. The man is alleged to have been on the wrong side of the law since his teenagehood .In a media...

  • Police service re-commits service delivery

    Under the theme ‘Towards Safer and Secure Communities by 2036,’ this annual event has become one of the highlights on the national calendar, drawing an impressive crowd of all age groups and social backgrounds.The roots of the BPS date back to...

  • Poacher accidentally shoots chum’s bum

    The duo had a successful run in hunting, taking down an impala and a springbok. However, their fortune took a turn for the worse when one of them accidentally fired a rifle, hitting his partner in the buttocks.With no choice but to face the...

  • Two suspected stolen cattle found

    This follows the seizure of two slaughtered cows suspected stolen that were found by the police at Motsentsela Lands, on the outskirts of Mmathethe village, last Thursday evening.The police made the alarming discovery when they stumbled upon the two...

  • Man fights for dear life after early-morning stabbing

    The incident took place at around 3am on Sunday in Tlokweng, where a 31-year-old man from Rramaloto ward was brutally stabbed four times beneath his left breast. Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari confirmed the grim...

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