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Pini Bothoko
  • ‘My boyfriend’s friend raped me’

    Palapye police station commander Superintendent, Molly Lebala-Moduke said in the first rape incident a 58-year-old woman was violated by her boyfriend's friend in Mmaketlaletswe lands. The police senior officer also said on the fateful night, the...

  • Former Rutwang JSS students donate to the school

    Donating the uniforms and A4 printing papers, 3F class of 2001 former teacher who joined forces with her former class, Lapologang Mogorosi- Chepete said since it's inception the group has been donating to the school every December, but this year...

  • Five passengers injured in Palapye bus accident

    The 43-year-old woman who was driving the VW Polo that was trying to overtake another car, and ended up hitting the front wheel of the bus is said to have sustained fractured thigh and hand injuries. The bus overturned.The accident occurred Sunday...

  • Zimbabwean man killed in Nthane lands

    Prior to his passing, the deceased was allegedly seen harassing people at some shebeen and ended up leaving the shebeen chasing after another Zimbabwean man. Letlhakane assistant police station commander, Assistant Superintendent, Tsholofelo Masole...

  • Francistown bound bus overturns, no fatalities recorded as yet

    The Francistown bound Tee Pee public transport overturned in Palapye and left some passengers seriously injured along the A1 road.Palapye police station commander Superintendent, Molly Lebala-Moduke said the accident was reported around 3am this...

  • Police investigate rape

    No: 2 Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent, Paul Oketsang said the victim was walking home alone around 8:30pm from the tuck-shop when she was attacked and raped by a known man."We received the report of the matter yesterday from the victim...

  • Mother, father arrested in the murder of their 20-months-old daughter

    Initially the couple was charged with child neglect, but police picked foul play following post mortem results, and charged the couple with murder.Investigating the matter, No:2 Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent, Paul Oketsang said they...

  • Two passengers die as Maun bound bus burns to ashes

    Botswana Police Service (BPS)' spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube said the accident occured around 23:30 pm at Ga-modubu along the A12 road."The bus was carrying 77 passengers when it caught fire. Investigations into the...

  • MVA study shows cyclists well-behaved than motorists

    Senior Manager Injury Prevention at MVA, Mompati Bontsibokae, shared the findings of the study at the 2024 Road Safety Stakeholders Engagement meeting held at Travel Lodge recently.He highlighted that the overall behaviour index, excluding speeding,...

  • Around 400 on-road fatalities annually – Police

    This was revealed by the Director of Traffic Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, Pilane Sibigi when addressing participants at the 2024 Road Safety Stakeholders Engagement meeting held at Travel Lodge. He said the majority of deaths are mainly...

  • Man found in pool of blood

    Tlokweng Police Station Commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari, stated that the victim was discovered not far from a nightclub in Lesunyana ward, Tlokweng, with two stab wounds.He said the matter was reported around 2:20am. “Police rushed to the...

  • Tlokweng police investigate rape incident

    The pair initially met at the bar in the evening, and later that night, the 32-year-old suspect allegedly invited the victim to his place where they continued drinking. Superintendent Unoziba Rari, the commander of Tlokweng police station, stated...

  • Rampant drug abuse: 116 teens arrested in 2023

    “There is a just cause, therefore, to raise a red flag and address this social ill in an endeavour to eliminate the demand and use of drugs particularly by our youth population. Our nation, known for its resilience and unity, is facing a silent but...

  • Botswana vows to prevent biological weapons use

    Botswana ratified the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) in 1992 and has domesticated the treaty by passing the Biological and Toxin Weapons (Prohibition) Act, 2018.Defence and Security minister, Kagiso Mmusi made the remarks on the subject when...

  • Two die in accident near Tropic of Capricorn

    Dibete Police Station commander, Superintendent Meshack Ranku, said the accident occurred around 9:30pm when a truck driving south collided with the VW Polo heading north. He said the truck driver, aged 29, was accompanied by a single passenger, both...

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