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Pini Bothoko
  • Police record increase in road fatalities

    In a media release, the Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said the five fatal accidents occurred on the Tsabong-Kokotsha, Serowe-Palapye, Maun-Nata, Nkange-Maitengwe, and Sebina-Tutume roads...

  • Another woman attacked, raped

    This follows an incident in which a 39-year-old woman of Maaloso ward in Poloka was also roused from sleep by an intruder and raped last Saturday night.On Thursday night, yet another woman, 22, of Borotsi ward, Mookane was attacked and raped whilst...

  • Three perish in grisly Palapye road mishap

    The accident occurred at around 3:30am according to the No. 2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor. Oketsang said the passenger trio lost their lives when their Toyota Runx collided with a Toyota...

  • Trio arrested for ‘dagga’ possession

    The trio, a 30-year-old man of Borotsi ward, a 24-year-old man of Tshipana ward and a 26-year-old man of Letswere ward in the same village were found in possession of suspected dagga estimated to be weighing 1kg.Dibete Police Station commander,...

  • Woman attacked, raped

    The suspect, a 27-year-old man of the same ward attacked the victim while she was sleeping. The suspect allegedly threatened and raped the victim after gaining entry through an unlocked door. Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack...

  • Leshibitse man charged with defilement

    In an interview with MmegiOnline, Dibete police station commander, Superintendent, Meshack Ranku, said the matter was reported on Thursday after the victim was found at the suspect's place still in Tidimalo ward."On their arrival, police...

  • Suspected drug peddler arrested

    Police nabbed the suspect during an ongoing stop, question and search operation for Easter holidays. The suspect was driving alone in Tlokweng at around 2am on Saturday. In an interview with MmegiOnline, Tlokweng police station commander,...

  • Eet-sum-more hitmaker dies

    Even though Palapye Station commander, Superintendent Molly Lebala-Moduke could not confirm if the deceased was Marakakgoro, she confirmed to be investigating the fatal accident."Names of the deceased are still withheld because we have not yet...

  • Charged SSKM teachers appear in court

    The three were supposed to appear last Tuesday, but did not, because the state failed to file their papers on time.Faced with a single count of the above stated charge,the trio appeared before Broadhurst Magistrates Court yesterday (Thursday). Court...

  • Two die in Kasane buffalo attacks

    A 30-year-old man of Kgaphamadi ward in the tourist town was attacked and killed near Seboba Recreational Park yesterday afternoon while he and a friend were on a walk.The incident comes after another buffalo attack on Tuesday noon in which a...

  • Police urge caution ahead of Easter

    During this period it is becoming too common to go from having a great time with loved ones and ending up in tragic situations. It is during holidays such as this that we experience mishaps like road accidents and theft, robberies and other violent...

  • Defence ministry to tackle BDF housing crisis

    However, the Defence ministry has vowed to unlock the housing problem. To mitigate the problem, the ministry has identified procurement of multi-residential facilities from private entities and owners as a viable option.On Friday, the Minister of...

  • GCC passes motion to regulate shebeens

    The councillor for Boseja ward in Gaborone Bonnington North, Khumo Sebereko has tabled a motion for the Ministry of Trade and Industry to allow licensing of taverns or shebeens in homes.Debating the motion, Sebereko said licensing of shebeens would...

  • Fights in and around bars, shebeens worrisome

    The concern follows an incident in which a young man was stabbed with a knife in Extension 27 in Broadhurst, Gaborone on Saturday night at a shebeen and sustained serious injuries. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae...

  • Broadhurst police investigate murder-suicide

    Confirming the investigation, Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said they received the report at around 7:30am after a passerby saw a woman lying in a pool of blood and reported the matter to the police.“On arrival...

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