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Pini Bothoko
  • Another minor drowns

    The baby boy was under the guardian of his grandmother when the tragedy occurred. Confirming the tragic incident, Central Police station commander, superintendent Mothusi Phadi said they received the report on Saturday evening with the tragedy...

  • Central District Sees Spike In GBV Attacks

    Police in the Central District say intimate partner violence and defilement have become some of the most challenging socio-cultural issues in their region.Officer Commanding for the district, Senior Superintendent, Paul Oketsang, raised the concern...

  • Police Intensify Search For Missing Five People

    The quintet is made up of a South African national, his Motswana female partner and three children. Machaneng’s acting police station commander, assistant superintendent Anastacia Mogale confirmed that they were still looking for the missing...

  • Sefhare Man Rapes His Granny

    The incident occurred at Mononyane ward in Sefhare village in a compound where both the victim and the suspect reside. The lad allegedly attacked his mother’s aunt whilst sleeping alone in her bedroom late at night and raped her.Machaneng acting...

  • Shock And Disbelief As Five Children From Same Family Drown

    Whispers grew loud last week following shocking news that five children from the same household drowned in the river.Legend in Moshupa is that historically, the place located between the rocks, is popularly known for mysterious things. Some...

  • Five children drown

    Among the five children who drowned, four are girls and a boy. All the five children are said to be closely related. Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Banneetse Keakile said they received the report around 16:41hrs.“A passerby saw the...

  • Fake COVID-19 PCR results worry police

    The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has announced that 56 Batswana and 15 foreigners have been arrested and charged for producing fake PCR COVID-19 test results, appearing to be from government hospitals and private health facilities.It is mandatory to...

  • Woman stabbed at Gaborone Rail Park Mall

    Confirming to be investigating the knife stabbing incident, Borakanelo police's acting station commander, Assistant Superintendent, Tebogo Tsheko, said she is yet to establish the age of the victim and the suspect as they are still being attended...

  • Police launch manhunt for murder suspect

    Mogoditshane police station commander, Superintendent Russ Letsebe said the 25-year-old Kopong native is suspected to have stabbed his 22-year-old girlfriend to death with a sharp object. He said their preliminary investigations have established that...

  • Rutwang JSS Former Students Donate To Former Classmates

    The 10 former students who spent their entire secondary school years at Rutwang JSS in Tonota and their then class teacher, Lapologang Chepete donated toiletrIes to a former classmate who is currently mentally challenged, honored former classmates...

  • Tatitown police investigate two rape cases

    He said the Friday incident involved a 38-year-old woman who had visited Francistown to watch a football match between Rollers and Gaborone United. The woman who is from Masunga was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man of Natale...

  • 2021:The year crime spiked

    This is the year that armed robberies, murder and petty crime incidents spiralled out of control and kept the police busy. Zooming into three topical crime issues this year, I selected armed robbery, murder and petty crime incidents as these offences...

  • Two perish in a road mishap

    Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba, told MmegiOnline that the accident occurred around 10am at Isang lands near Mosaditshwene."We do not have full details at the moment, but it appears that...

  • Mogoditshane Police Investigate Molinaro Murder

    He said the duo allegedly got into a misunderstanding on Thursday night at Molinaro Bar in Mogoditshane following an argument over quart bottles.“Our preliminary investigations have established that the duo, the 41-year-old deceased and the...

  • Omicron Variant: Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols, Public Urged

    Late last month Botswana recorded cases of the new variant believed to be carrying an extremely high number of mutations, which may drive further waves of the disease by evading the body’s defences.When sharing a message with the entire nation...

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