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Pini Bothoko
  • Burglary, housebreaking, theft worry the police

    According to No 2 District officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang following the surge in such crimes, police in Serowe and Palapye have formed teams to fight the scourge as villagers continue to lose their valuables at the hands of...

  • Shebeen owners assaulted, robbed

    Investigating the case, Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari said the unknown suspects attacked the couple whilst sleeping, and assaulted and robbed them of money amounting to P900.“While the couple was sleeping, the three...

  • Man fatally 'stabs' cousin

    Shoshong police assistant station commander, Superintendent George Simataa Mabuta said the incident was reported on Sunday morning after the 26-year-old victim was found lying lifeless in a pool of blood on the road not far from their place by a...

  • Ramatlabama police investigate rape

    The police said the suspect, who is currently in police custody, attacked the victim whilst in her sleep and raped her before fleeing the crime scene. Ramatlabama police station commander, superintendent Zibani Mbisana said the victim managed to...

  • Vegetable smuggling on the rise

    Last December, government decided to ban some vegetable imports in a bid to force local food retailers to buy vegetables from local farmers but efforts to meet the national demand are falling short.Police along the borderline are unable to keep up...

  • Pedestrian dies in Mochudi road mishap

    Deputy Divisional Traffic Officer for South-Central, Senior Superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho confirmed the tragic incident to The Monitor.He revealed the accident occurred around 8:35am when the deceased was trying to cross the road.According to...

  • Be counted or pay P50,000

    Those who refuse to be counted could pay up to P50,000 and have since been cautioned.From now onwards, the district commissioners in their respective districts would be specifically visiting people who have refused to be enumerated to facilitate...

  • Batswana arrested for murder in Zimbabwe

    The murder incident followed the recovery of their alleged stolen 11 donkeys in John West village in Zimbabwe on April 1 suspected to have been stolen by the deceased, Justice Ncube and other Zimbabweans.As of Friday, the Botswana police had not been...

  • Woman allegedly raped, murdered

    The Police received the report of the incident this past Friday after the septuagenarian was found lying lifeless in her bed, naked, decomposed with a deep head wound. Confirming to be investigating the case, Shoshong police assistant police station...

  • Petrol thieves on the loose in Serowe

    The warning follows two incidents that occurred at Dinokwane ward in Serowe on different occasions over the weekend.Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng told The Monitor the first incident occurred at Sekgoma Memorial Hospital...

  • Suspect arrested over 10 stolen cattle

    Gaobatelwe said when interrogated by the police, the suspect said he was relocating his cattlepost from Letlhakeng East to the outskirts of Goodhope. “The 10 cattle are made up of eight calves and two cattle all branded with the suspect’s brand...

  • Toddler remains to be dug up today

    According to the police, back in December 2021, the baby boy was hit and killed by his 19-year-old stepfather with an axe after he got into a misunderstanding with the toddler’s mother while they were walking to Dallas Camp ranch at Sandveld farms...

  • Knife-stabbing cases surge in Mahalapye

    Members of the public have been urged to leave knives out of disputes as efforts to tackle knife crime remain a challenge. The police have raised a concern over escalating knife attacks and deaths from stabbing in Mahalapye and its environs. Every...

  • Shoshong police investigate murder

    Shoshong police assistant police station commander, assistant superintendent George Simataa Mabuta said the incident occurred at Mathabanela cattlepost on Wednesday night.Mabuta said when interrogated by the police, the suspect revealed to have had a...

  • Teen couple in trouble for killing, burying toddler

    The incident occurred when the 19-year-old couple was walking to Dallas camp ranch at Sandveld farms. According to the police, while on their way the duo got into a misunderstanding and the boyfriend ended up hitting his girlfriend’s two-year-old...

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