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Pini Bothoko
  • Kgomo-Khumo operation nabs seven suspects

    The Botswana Police Service's (BPS) public relations officer, assistant commissioner Dipheko Motube revealed that four men were arrested on Friday after they were found in possession of a carcass of a calf suspected to have been stolen.“The...

  • One dead in Serowe road mishap

    The deceased was a passenger of a truck that was involved in an accident with a Honda Fit vehicle. No. 2 district officer commanding, senior superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor the accident was reported at around 4.25pm and is being...

  • GBV: Solution remains a challenge

    These human rights violations have short up and long-term physical, sexual, and mental consequences for women and girls that can be devastating including death. The violations also have the possibility of negatively affecting women’s general well...

  • Tlokweng police investigate rape

    Tlokweng Police Station commander, superintendent Unoziba Rari said upon arrival in Tlokweng, the victim found her cousin was not home. She then, Rari said, went to look for her cousin at a place where she usually visits but once there the suspect...

  • Construction tragedy: Two buried alive in trench

    The trio was part of the Unik Construction team that was working at a watercourse near Mosope River when the soil caved in on them at around 11am, burying them alive. According to the police, the duo, both residents of Moshupa village, was trapped...

  • Three perish in Tsolamosese road mishap

    The driver of the Honda Fit and one of his three passengers died while the two others survived the accident with serious injuries. According to the police, the road mishap occurred on Saturday late afternoon near Choppies supermarket. Divisional...

  • New payday schedule keeps police on guard

    In the past, the police used to have their busiest weekends only at the end of the month but that is no longer the case as civil servants are paid weekly throughout the month. Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, assistant Commissioner,...

  • Passenger, pedestrian die in separate accidents

    Divisional traffic officer for South Central, assistant commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba said the first incident in which a 34-year-old woman, who was a passenger, died on the spot near Rasesa after the driver of the car she was travelling in lost...

  • One dead in UB roundabout crash

    According to the police, the car drove across the roundabout and ended up slamming against the UB boundary wall.Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, assistant commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba said the accident occurred at around 3:45am. The...

  • BOSETU SACCOS coffers run dry

    BOSETU SACCOS members bemoan that they cannot access their savings as the society coffers have run dry. The dejected members said their applications to access savings date back to January this year and they are yet to receive the money hence their...

  • Murder cases unsettle Shoshong police

    Shoshong assistant station commander, assistant superintendent George Simataa Mabuta told The Monitor that petty issues include arguments during beer drinking, fights over small amounts of money, and infidelity among others. Mabuta said in the past...

  • Two die in separate road fatalities

    The first mishap occurred on Friday night near Gantsi Beef Butchery in Gaborone West, where a Honda Fit hit a stationary vehicle parked by the roadside.“Investigations into the matter are ongoing to establish what transpired but we only know that...

  • Man dies in fatal Mahalapye crash

    According to No 16 district traffic officer, Superintendent Tuelo Komanyane, the deceased was driving alone when the accident happened. He revealed that the accident, which was reported at around 2:45am, occurred near Mahalapye bridge.Komanyane...

  • A10 head-on collision claims two

    Confirming the case, the divisional traffic officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner, Reginald Matlhaba said the accident happened at 10pm.“We are investigating an accident in which two men lost their lives after being involved in a...

  • Councillor assaults girlfriend, stabs man

    No 8 district officer commanding, senior Superintendent Nkwebi Chilisa said the first incident in which Molodi assaulted his girlfriend occurred on Saturday while the second incident in which he assaulted and stabbed a man with a knife occurred on...

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