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Pini Bothoko
  • Two killed in a road mishap

    Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner Reginald Matlhaba told The Monitor the accident occurred at around 5:30am by Segoditshane traffic lights along Mandela road.“We do not have full details on what really transpired,...

  • Letlhakane police investigate teen rape, suspect known

    Investigating the case, No. 8 district acting officer commanding, superintendent Obert Manji said the incident occurred at around 10am when the teenage girl was home alone after her mother left for work. “The suspect, who is known to the family,...

  • Mushrooming of shebeens worry Mochudi police

    Mochudi police station commander, superintendent Smash Mokoba said they have arrested and charged six people for operating illegal shebeens in Mochudi this past weekend.Mokoba said the operators who do not comply with liquor trading hours, were...

  • Cable theft torment Serowe police

    The concern was revealed by Serowe police station commander, superintendent Poloko Oteng in an interview with The Monitor.He indicated that they are recording two to three cases in a week of thieves stealing electric copper cables from homes. Oteng...

  • Cops pick up trail of Goodhope police guns

    Friday's police action lifted notorious armed robbers, Mogomotsi Thupane and Ronnie Sanana, along with three South Africans who had an AK47 and three pistols after attempting to rob a police escort Security Systems cash-in-transit...

  • Fourth Kopong murder suspect 'arrested'

    Though the police have not confirmed the arrest, The Monitor has learnt that a fourth suspect in the matter was allegedly arrested on Sunday morning at a certain Hotel in Mahalapye where he was supposedly lodging for a few days.The Monitor reached...

  • Dissolve parliamentary committees – Healy

    He called on Parliament to dissolve all parliamentary committees and direct the committee of selection to expeditiously constitute the new parliamentary committees within three days of the resolution.Once the resolution is passed, Healy said it...

  • Boteti farmers blamed for harbouring rustlers

    Stock theft remains one of the greatest threats to the long-term sustainability of livestock production in Botswana but it is of great concern that some farmers are alleged to be harbouring criminals.In an interview with Mmegi, the Botswana Police...

  • Cops investigate Kopong gruesome murder

    The suspects are said to have used the victim's blood to write a message that reads "277 Die" on her bedroom wall.Investigating the gruesome murder incident, Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Russ Letsebe said they...

  • Police foil heist, nab notorious CIT armed robbers

    Confirming the arrest, Director of Crime Intelligence, Nunu Lesetedi said that the quintet was heavily armed with an AK47 and three pistols. He stated that the police intercepted the suspects who were about to rob the CIT vehicle while driving a...

  • Police search for keys to solving Tlotso's murder

    On Friday morning residents of Lobatse flocked Peleng kgotla as the Directorate of Intelligence and Security's (DIS) Direct-General, Peter Magosi and Deputy Police Commissioner Operations, Solomon Mantswe held a meeting to update on the ongoing...

  • Public backlash as Tlotso's family grieves

    Some Lobatse residents, members of the public, and others across social media platforms were recently disgruntled at the way Tlotso Karema’s mother has been mourning the loss of her son.On Friday, members of the public gathered at Peleng kgotla in...

  • Police probe robbery cases

    According to Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari said the first robbery incident occurred on Friday night after unknown men attacked a business complex, destroying doors of several offices, and making off with an electronic...

  • Fake cab driver wanted for rape

    Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari told The Monitor that on the day at around 11am the young woman had sought the service of a cab from the Gaborone taxi station to Tlokweng.Rari said when narrating the ordeal the victim...

  • Police guns for ‘xenophobic wars’

    Mmegi has learnt that some Nigerians allegedly based in South Africa are behind the robbery with intentions to protect themselves and fight back during the impending xenophobic attacks.Information reaching Mmegi is that the police have since taken...

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