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Pini Bothoko
  • Denying suspects bail could cost Gov’t- DPP

    The release of suspects by the courts more especially in criminal cases has been regarded as a serious community threat. This has angered the public and many have felt it is not safe to release a suspect without proper supervision.The main concern...

  • Five perish in road mishap

    Four of the deceased, three men and a woman who were in a Toyota Sprinter burnt beyond recognition after their car collided with a Toyota Corolla. Confirming the fatal accident to Mmegi, No: 14 district traffic officer, Superintendent Selogilwe...

  • Serowe police investigate separate suicide cases

    Oteng said the deceased was identified by a passerby hanging from a tree in the yard and alerted her parents. “The deceased was rushed to Sekgoma Memorial Hospital where she was certified dead by doctors,” he said. In another matter, Oteng said...

  • Four nabbed for stock theft

    The quartet was caught when it was about to load the meat into the car. Shoshong’s assistant police station commander, assistant superintendent George Simataa Mabuta said the suspects are aged between 18 and 21 years. “On arrival at the crime...

  • Man found in pool of blood

    According to the officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Theriso Thatayotlhe they are yet to identify the victim and establish what transpired because the victim is currently unable to speak and is still hospitalised.“We do not know what really...

  • Tlokweng police investigate death incident

    Officer commanding, senior superintendent Theriso Thatayotlhe confirmed the incident, stating that looking at the state of his body the deceased might have lost his life a day or so before discovery. “His house was intact, no break-in.The door and...

  • Tlokweng police confiscate smuggled vegetables

    On Saturday, Tlokweng police through their ongoing operation to intercept those who smuggle vegetables into the country, arrested seven people at the Tlokweng border region carrying boxes of fruits and vegetables. Officer commanding, senior...

  • No plan to arm patrol police

    Ramakorwane stated that even though the streets are full of arms and ammunition, Botswana Police Service (BPS) has not yet found it necessary to equip police officers with guns during patrols.He made the remarks when responding to a question raised...

  • Local gov't moves to empower locals

    The ministry’s permanent secretary, Molefi Keaja revealed this when addressing the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday.He stated that the ministry has decided to move toward a fully-fledged homegrown school feeding programme in which they are...

  • Life after army: BDF houses handicapped former soldier

    It was an emotional day here as the amputated soldier could not believe the compassionate gesture from his former work mates as he now owns a modern house with fully furnished rooms.The property was on Tuesday presented to the joyful Matthys family,...

  • Fraudsters swindle Serowe sexagenarian

    Serowe police station commander, superintendent Poloko Oteng said surprisingly the old man had earlier been to the station to alert the police about suspicious phone calls only to be swindled money amounting to P8,700 later on.“Then, fraudsters...

  • Two in court, more arrests for stock theft

    The duo, Tebo Mogale, 32, and Unabatsho Bokeng, 24, both of Phase 1 in Letlhakane, was arrested in Mopipi last Wednesday after the two were suspected of stealing two matimela goats in Letlhakane. It is reported that after committing the alleged...

  • Police checkpoints help reduce weekend fatalities

    Police have over time expressed deep concern over the increase in road fatalities since the beginning of the year.To address the concerns, traffic police had set up drunk driving operations in and around Gaborone to reduce road deaths.Deputy...

  • Chinese shop robbed at gunpoint in Tlokweng

    It is reported that at around 7pm when the Chinese shop was about to close for business, three masked armed men entered the shop and started demanding money.Tlokweng police station commander, superintendent Unoziba Rari confirmed the incident when...

  • Condom consumption at three million per month

    Addressing the Public Accounts Committee recently, national coordinator of National AIDS and Health Promotion Agency (NAHPA), Ontiretse Letlhare revealed that Botswana consumes three million condoms per month.He stated that condoms are vital because...

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