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Pini Bothoko
  • Man jumps to death from a moving car

    The deceased who was at the back of a backie was heading to South Africa from Zimbabwe with four others who were on board in the same vehicle but seating at the front. Confirming to be investigating the incident, No 2 Police District officer...

  • Police warn, worry over home invasion robberies

    The concern follows an incident in which a woman was attacked and robbed in Tsholofelo East when arriving home on Saturday towards midnight. Broadhurst Police Station Commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae told The Monitor, there is a gang of...

  • Sleeping Mookane woman attacked, raped

    Investigating the case, Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku said the incident occurred at around 3am when the victim had just arrived home from the bar. Ranku stated that the victim arrived home at around 2am and went to the...

  • Court nullifies marriage based on lies

    Kentsheng Precious Rantutu was granted her wish to be freed from her marriage to Keabetswe Rantutu citing that the man is not who he claimed to be, he lied about being a medical doctor and also about his family background.Passing judgment on the...

  • Drainage crisis looms in Gaborone

    Last week residents of Gaborone took to social media platforms to condemn the city’s drainage system and pleaded for more long term solutions to regular issues caused by overflowing of storm drainage. The residents expressed concern that stagnant...

  • DIS agents attacked, robbed

    In the process the gang stole their phones with some belonging to the DIS. One of the DIS agents is said to have been in the company of his wife (a police officer) and children. The thugs allegedly attacked the couple when they were arriving home...

  • Learners found with offensive weapons, police alarmed

    These concerns stem from being informed by last Friday’s stop, question and search activity that formed part of the 60 Days of Action on Crime and Road Safety Days.The No 2 District operatives were targeting secondary schools in the area since Form...

  • Police advise donkey cart drivers on road visibility

    The call follows an accident that recently occurred between Mosolotshane and Moiyabana villages in which two donkey carts were involved in an accident with a Toyota Vitz at around midnight along the Lephephe-Serowe road.Serowe Police Station...

  • Soldier dies, four injured in car crash

    The car crash occurred at around 10.30pm when the quartet was driving from Moletemane village heading toward Selebi-Phikwe.No. 20 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Meshack Pulenyane said the deceased was a passenger. “It looks like...

  • Community participation critical in fighting crime

    Ramakorwane said community involvement in the fight against crime is an essential tool to curb escalating crime incidents. He stated that the police are trying hard to curb crime but they could only achieve much success with community involvement....

  • Toddler hit by car, dies

    The accident occurred on Thursday afternoon at Modikwane ward in Serowe and the baby boy was rushed to Sekgoma Memorial Hospital but was later referred to Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following morning while...

  • Eight petty criminals in police custody

    The team arrested five men over the weekend after they came up as suspect(s) in the case of a man residing in Extension 4, Palapye was stabbed with a sharp object and robbed him of money and a mobile phone.No 2 district officer commanding, Senior...

  • Thieves commit crime just for the fun of it - Lesetedi

    Robbers wreak havoc despite the police’s determination to fight crime as criminals continue to find their way into businesses and make off with large sums of money. However, some Batswana across social media platforms have been attributing the...

  • Tlokweng police investigate another teen rape

    The teen girl, who is a pupil at one of the primary schools in Tlokweng, was allegedly raped by her cousin’s ex-boyfriend on Saturday morning.When confirming the investigation, Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari said...

  • Quartet charged for illegal traditional beer brewing

    Dibete police station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku said on the fateful day the quartet being all women had their traditional beer seized by the police after failing to produce permits for brewing.Two suspects aged 75 and 52 years are...

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