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Pini Bothoko
  • Police search for missing 16-year-old girl

    Confirming the missing person report that was filed on Saturday, Tlokweng’s acting police station commander, Superintendent Botswelelo Pusoeng said the girl’s parents opened the case after not seeing her for days.Asked why it took the family five...

  • Police plead for calm in Lobatse

    The dejected residents blocked roads with stones, burnt tyres, vandalised police vehicles and in the process injured three police officers. On March 18, 2022 Tlotso was reported missing after disappearing without trace. He failed to return home after...

  • Mahalapye man hands himself to the police

    Confirming to be investigating the case, Mahalapye police station commander, Superintendent Omphile Malemenyane said the incident occurred at the suspect's residence in Mahalapye West after the deceased had visited her boyfriend for a sleep...

  • Police probe P40,000 robbery of bar owner

    Tlokweng Police station commander, superintendent Unoziba Rari said the victim was attacked and robbed by four suspects while arriving at his Tlokweng yard at around 3am after closing up for the night in Mmopane. Rari stated that though the victim...

  • Palapye robbery trio still on the run

    Reached for comment, No. 2 District Officer Commanding, senior superintendent Paul Oketsang said they do not have any leads as yet but investigators are on the ground to locate and arrest the suspects.He added that by their preliminary findings, two...

  • Cattle rustlers likely to spread FMD

    The police continue to arrest stock theft suspects and confiscate stolen stock and indications are that indeed stock theft has become a paying job for perpetrators.The Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, assistant commissioner...

  • Shoot-to-kill bears fruit

    Of late, criminals have been wreaking havoc, a situation believed to have been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. The robberies surfaced increasingly in the year 2021 carrying out weekly occurrences of crime in the country’s capital city, something...

  • BCET deceased robber identified

    The deceased has been identified as a 24-year-old Zimbabwean male named Jahelihle Justice Moyo. Giving an update, Botswana Police Service (BPS) public relations officer, senior Superintendent Near Bagali said the deceased persons had pending cases,...

  • Robbers attack G4S Security guard, take P80,000

    One of the G4S Security guards was carrying the cash box containing around P80,000 collected from Choppies in Ntshinoga ward to the car when an unknown man pounced on him, snatching the cash box away. On the case, Mochudi Police Station commander,...

  • Serowe/Palapye cable theft worries police

    Police revealed they are investigating two cases of copper cable theft recorded over the weekend in Palapye and Serowe in which thieves stole electric copper cables from homes.No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told...

  • Trio arrested for suspected marijuana possession

    Ramatlabama police pulled over a BMW vehicle along the Lobatse-Pitsane road and found the trio in possession of a refuse bag containing rolls of suspected marijuana.Confirming the case, the commander of Ramatlabama Police Station, Superintendent...

  • 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...

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