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Pini Bothoko
  • Man dies amid car breakdown scene

    Doctors certified the young man dead on arrival at the Extension II Clinic. The deceased’s two companions escaped the accident uninjured. Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba said the accident...

  • Rape, defilement rampant in Mookane

    Rape and defilement cases might not be new in the country but their manner and frequency at this tiny and sleepy village are worrisome, which prompted Mmegi team to visit the village leadership and appreciate the nature and extent of the...

  • Police target 50:50 recruitment ratio

    The Acting Commissioner of Police, Phemelo Ramakorwane made the disclosure when delivering a message for this year’s International Women’s Day that was held under the theme, ‘Digital: Innovation and technology for gender equality’.Ramakorwane...

  • 50kg dagga seized at Dibete barrier gate

    When conducting regular searches in a public transport bus that was heading to Maun from Gaborone around 10:30pm police found the young man in possession of a bag containing the wrappings. Investigating the case, Dibete Police Station commander,...

  • Man arrested for defilement

    The matter was reported to the police yesterday morning after the teenage girl of Basimane ward, Poloka village allegedly spent the night at the suspect’s place. Quizzed by her grandmother where she had spent her night upon arrival home in the...

  • Tlokweng police investigate double rape

    In an incident in which a 20-year-old woman was attacked and raped by a stranger while walking home alone from a local bar around 3am police are yet to locate and arrest the unknown suspect.Confirming the cases, No: 3 Officer Commanding, Senior...

  • Mistaken identity or rape?

    A 22-year-old man from Mmapitse ward, Malatswae is in police custody facing a charge of rape after he was reported to the police for allegedly taking liberties with his girlfriend’s sister. Was it a case of mistaken identity or rape? The bizarre...

  • A mother's plea for help for paralysed son

    On arrival, one could wonder what could be the problem until Jimmy disclosed what pains her. She is raising her disabled son who spends his entire time lying on the floor of their dilapidated hut.After greeting her, Jimmy could not help but share...

  • Fights over petty issues worry Dibete police

    On Friday The Monitor visited Dibete Police Station Commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku and had a chat with him and asked him which cases continue to be on the rise in his policing area and he pointed out fights over petty issues as a concern.He...

  • Police deploy more resources to curb stock theft

    This scourge continues to affect farmers and the country’s rural economies and requires concerted efforts to overcome. However, the police have since resolved to deploy more resources to curb the scourge.Stealing of cattle is causing great misery...

  • Boy, 18, charged with murder

    Confirming to be investigating the matter, Dibete police station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku said the incident occurred near a local bar in Dibete village where the duo were entertaining themselves on that fateful night."The duo are...

  • Mabeleapodi 93-year-old man commits suicide

    The old man was found hanging from a tree in his yard at the lands by his 34-year-old grandson who had followed after him when he failed to return home the previous night.Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said the deceased...

  • Police suspect foul play in Palapye man's death

    His 33-year-old girlfriend rushed him to the Palapye Primary Hospital after allegedly discovering the symptoms where on arrival he was certified dead by doctors. No. 2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang confirmed...

  • Lechana head-on collision claims two lives

    Confirming investigation into the fatal accident, No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the accident occurred at around 3:30pm.“The BMW was driven by the 31-year-old man who together with a frontal passenger, a...

  • Fight home invasions –Mmusi

    The Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi instructed the police when officiating at the 49th Botswana Police Senior Officers Annual Conference at the Special Support Group (SSG) band hall.Mmusi is highly concerned by the increase in home...

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