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Pini Bothoko
  • Mahalapye suspected copper cable thief nabbed

    Dibete police station commander Superintendent, Meshack Ranku said the Mahalapye native was intercepted by the police during a search in a Gaborone bound bus after he failed to account for the rolls of copper cables that were in his...

  • GD6 theft rising as police arrest SA trio

    The trio from Rustenburg was found in possession of a suspected stolen Toyota Hilux, GD6.Aged 41, 45, and 24 from Snail Street, Boitekong, and Leeurik Avenue in Rusternburg, the trio was driving from the south to the north when the three were...

  • Marathe honoured: I'll forever miss Prisons

    She made the remarks at her farewell party held at the prison officers’ mess in Village, Gaborone on Thursday night.Marathe was recently transferred to the Botswana Police Service, where she is holding the same position after serving in prisons for...

  • Police charge 44 Serowe, Palapye motorists for drunken driving

    No2 District Officer Commanding, Superintendent Paul Oketsang said they started the operation in Palapye on Friday and in that one-day operation, they charged 25 drivers for drunken driving and 16 drivers for failure to provide breath. He said on...

  • Mother, daughter slain in Radisele gruesome stabbing

    The mother’s bedridden father allegedly heard his daughter screaming for help at 4am and was left helpless as there was nothing he could do to intervene.No2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said the deceased duo was...

  • DEA’s hands tied on ‘Cat’ possession

    Instead the agency which was recently got a P41 million windfall has issued a warning against Cat use identifying it as harmful like other drugs. In a statement, DEA Director General, Phemelo Ramakorwane warned members of the public that despite the...

  • Defence ministry personnel urged to drive excellence

    The Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi made the remarks when officially opening the ministry’s strategic retreat that was held at Royal Aria conference centre this week. Mmusi said it was imperative that the ministry constantly...

  • Serowe woman ingests acid, attempts suicide

    Before consuming the toxic substance, the woman reportedly sent a message to her friend, indicating her intentions. Serowe Police station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng, stated that when the friend arrived at the woman's residence around...

  • Serowe man 'loses' P1m in trading

    The Serowe police are currently investigating the case to verify the validity of his claims. Superintendent Poloko Oteng, the station commander of Serowe police, said the man stated he began trading with online in July 2022 and had not withdrawn any...

  • IEC yet to register nine Marobela voters

    Reached for a follow up on the matter, IEC spokesperson Osupile Maroba said out of the 48 affected voters, 39 have been assisted and managed to register.“Through the efforts of the Commission and stakeholders, significant progress on reaching out...

  • Car, combi collision leaves nine injured

    Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Boemo Bok said the incident happened at around 7am."The driver of an oncoming vehicle lost control, collided with the right front wheel of the minibus taxi, causing it to veer off course and...

  • Murder cases on the rise in Mahalapye

    Mahalapye Police Station commander, Superintendent Omphile Malemenyane, highlighted the issue to The Monitor noting that in the first quarter of this year, they've already seen three murder cases, compared to just two for the whole of last...

  • Violent crime surge in Central District

    Violent crime in this troubled area is undeniably a serious issue of concern as people no longer value the sanctity of human life choosing to kill whenever it suits them.Being the investigators of such cases, the police revealed that fights that lead...

  • South African nabbed with suspected stolen car

    The 22-year-old man of Block m02 Atteridgeville hostels arrived at the gate around 08:50hrs Saturday morning driving South African registered silver Toyota Cross, which he failed to account for when questioned by the police.Dibete Police station...

  • Improvement of pension denominator in the army to impact lives – Masisi

    Masisi on March 11, 2024, issued a directive for the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) pension denominator to be improved from 600 to 375 points.This has been an outstanding issue since 1998, when the government improved pensions for the public service....

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