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Pini Bothoko
  • Letlhakane: A village gripped by atrocities

    Recently, Letlhakane recorded five rape cases in just one week, something that questions the safety and security of women and girls. Incidents of violent crimes in Letlhakane have left the womenfolk living in constant fear of being sexually molested...

  • Prisons donates house to single mother of five

    The single mother of five, who lost her partner back in 2009, now owns a modern house with fully furnished rooms.Works from the institution’s good gesture started last year June after Motau’s life caught their attention and forced them through...

  • One dead in Kumakwane road mishap

    The deceased was the driver of a Honda Fit vehicle that collided with a Chevrolet vehicle belonging to the Kweneng District Council. Reached for comment, Thamaga Police Station assistant commander, Assistant Superintendent Busang Malope said the...

  • Woman fatally hits four-year-old crossing road

    The deceased, who was in the company of her two age mates, was hit by a Polo VW while trying to run across the road to her friends.Thamaga Police Station assistant station commander, Assistant Superintendent Busang Malope said the accident occurred a...

  • Three arraigned for suspected stolen cattle

    The trio, Patricia Mogorosi, 39, of Kootilane ward, Thamaga, Boitshepo Rakanye, 37, of Motlhabane ward, Moshupa and Kebonyekgotla Ketlogetswe, 57, of Botele ward, Ntlhantlhe failed to satisfactorily account for the three suspected stolen...

  • Education ministry vows to fix public schools

    For years the country’s education system has been faced with a litany challenges inside and outside the classroom something that the government has been struggling to resolve. Most schools are dilapidated and faced with shortage of classrooms,...

  • Marathe urges police to ready for elections

    Marathe made the remarks recently when addressing police officers from No: 2 and No: 10 policing districts in Selebi-Phikwe and Palapye respectively during her ongoing countrywide familiarisation tour of police establishments. She pointed out that...

  • Uncle arrested for minor niece's alleged rape

    Machaneng Police Station commander, Superintendent Gagopale Gaselarona said the matter was reported last week Monday though it allegedly occurred on May 2. “The victim’s parents noticed the little girl was not herself as she appeared troubled....

  • City policing restores peace in Greater Gaborone

    In recent times, crime of an intrusive nature such as home invasion, burglary, housebreaking and theft, including violent crimes such as robbery, cash-in-transit, and ATM blasting have become the order of the day in villages, towns, and cities across...

  • Prisons Band brightens institution's 66th-year celebration

    As the celebrations kick-started, the band put up a spectacular show filled with nothing but immense entertainment as they performed songs by local artists including Franco, Vee, Mapetla, Culture Spears, to mention but a few that left spectators...

  • Herdsmen fight leaves one dead

    The deceased, a 45-year-old man of Maaloso ward, in Palla Road died of wounds he sustained at the hands of a 24-year-old man of Parwe ward, in Mahalapye. It is reported that the two had a misunderstanding that led to a fight. Investigating the...

  • Trio arrested for Palapye man's murder

    The trio, Kago Otsogile, 33, of Bokaa village and her boyfriend Tebogo Tshepo (29) of Modimo ward, Majwaneng and their friend, Edwin Motlhagodi aged 35 of Extension 1, Palapye were arrested on Monday for the murder of Innocent Barrel aged 24 of...

  • Dibete police crackdown on cross-border car smuggling

    South African (SA) nationals have made up the weekly toll arrests of suspects in cases of stolen vehicles from the southerly neighbour. The suspects have been using Botswana as a transit to smuggle stolen vehicles to Zambia and the Democratic...

  • Palapye police investigate murder

    It was around 2am when the deceased’s neighbour heard him screaming for help and when she opened the door, the unknown men ran away. Narrating what transpired, No2 officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the deceased’s...

  • Ramotswa police investigate armed robbery

    Through a media release, Botswana Police Service spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said on the fateful night around 8pm, the robbers took two laptops, a camera, two cell phones, car keys, and keys to the business premises and fled...

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