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Pini Bothoko
  • Relationship squabbling worry Mogoditshane police

    Police say such cases often end up at their door step when they could have been resolved amicably at home. Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Boemo Bok said nowadays Batswana are exhibiting a frightening tendency of lack of...

  • Home-alone woman robbed

    The victim was roused from her sleep by a loud bang on her door as unknown criminals forced entry into the house at around 2am. The intruders helped themselves to two laptops, a television set before making away in her Toyota Vios. Mogoditshane...

  • Sexual offences rise in Letlhakane

    For years, Letlhakane has been the hub of social ills such as rape, defilement, just to mention but a few. The nerve-wreaking trend has become a norm despite several interventions by the police and other stakeholders to nip rape incidents in the bud....

  • Police arrest father over alleged rape on daughter

    Residents of Tawana ward were left speechless when the news of the man's arrest by the police started spreading around the village on Thursday, amid talk that the alleged rape could have been going on for quite a while until the girl's mother...

  • Not every customer is a customer

    The prospective 'buyer' had just left the garage accompanied by a garage employee when on the way the man made a phone call that left the employee traumatised. Superintendent Boemo Bok of Mogoditshane police said the matshelonyana truck...

  • Wildlife officer killed in elephant attack

    They only discovered his lifeless body in the morning at about 8am. The incident was confirmed by Superintendent James Maabong who said the man sustained serious injuries in the elephant attack.

  • City Policing hailed for pro-activeness

    The initiative is the brainchild of the Ministry of Defence and Security working in close cooperation with BPS, and was designed to bring the high crime rate in Botswana's towns and cities under control. In recent times, crimes of an intrusive...

  • 2023 records significant drop in sexual offences

    While 72 defilement cases were reported across the country over the same period in 2022, police say they recorded 42 cases in 2023, an indication that efforts that have been put in place to curb the scourge might be bearing fruit.For years, the...

  • Laptops, iphone stolen in Phakalane early morning raid

    The victim, aged 48, is said to have arrived home at about 02:30hrs and went straight to bed only to wake up later to realise that he had been robbed.The robbers are said to have removed aluminium windows to gain entry into the house and helped...

  • Man's decomposed body found in the bush

    Superintendent Poloko Oteng of the Serowe Police said the finding was reported by a passerby last week Friday who then alerted the police, adding that investigations are ongoing to establish the cause of the man's death. It has since been...

  • Serowe man commits suicide

    Neighbours watched helplessly as the house went up in smoke only to discover the house owner's body hanging by a rope from what remained of the rafters.The incident was confirmed by Superintendent Poloko Oteng who said the deceased left no...

  • Driver hits tree, dies instantly

    The accident occurred at about 01:25hrs in what the police suspect was as the result of driver fatique.“The deceased was rushed to Sekgoma Memorial Hospital where he was certified dead on arrival," said Superintendent Poloko Oteng when...

  • Passenger dies in road mishap

    The deceased was a passenger in the Mercedes Benz car which was north-bound.Broadhust Police Station Commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said in all four people were involved in the accident with three of them surviving with minor or no...

  • Woman, 21, raped at knife point

    The unknown suspect, who was hiding behind a face mask, is said to have pounced on the victim from behind and dragged her to a nearby bush where he raped her. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said the rape incident...

  • Road traffic accidents on the rise

    The overall road safety situation depicts an increase in the total number of road traffic accidents recorded countrywide, from 440 in 2022-2023 to 687 in the 2023-2024 festive season.Driving along the major hot spots highways in Botswana, namely the...

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