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Pini Bothoko
  • Thieves target funeral goers in Mochudi

    Mochudi Police station commander, superintendent Smash Mokoba said thieves are now targeting funerals to rob people of their valuables while they bury their loved ones.Mokoba said they have recorded a number of cases in the past with thieves...

  • Fugitive burnt to death

    Ramatlabama Police station commander, superintendent Zibani Mbisana said the deceased was found along the borderline on the outskirts of Tlhareseleele village.Mbisana said the deceased was on their wanted list for a string of housebreaking and theft...

  • Soldier 'commits suicide'

    Shoshong’s assistant police station commander, Assistant Superintendent George Simataa Mabuta said they received the suicide report at around 11am on Sunday from a fellow farmer.Mabuta said the farmer who reported the incident had passed the...

  • Injured armed robbers recuperate

    The South African co-accused is yet to be identified, as he is unconscious and incapacitated to give up his details.The duo was injured while attempting to rob a Security Systems cash-in-transit vehicle a week ago near Riverwalk Mall.“The duo is...

  • Police officer, sister die in road mishap

    The accident occurred when a Ford Ranger vehicle belonging to the 29-year-old female police officer that had the trio on board overturned after hitting another car when they were attempting to overtake near a traffic circle.Jwaneng police station...

  • Four Kopong gruesome murder suspects arraigned

    The quartet, Oageng Moagi Letsholo (46), Leufty Gaolemogwe Kosie (47), Outlwile Aston (48) and Kebaleboge Ntsebe (42) a traditional doctor facing a murder charge was arraigned earlier today before Magistrate Masilo Mathaka.Court revealed that on July...

  • Two killed in a road mishap

    Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner Reginald Matlhaba told The Monitor the accident occurred at around 5:30am by Segoditshane traffic lights along Mandela road.“We do not have full details on what really transpired,...

  • Letlhakane police investigate teen rape, suspect known

    Investigating the case, No. 8 district acting officer commanding, superintendent Obert Manji said the incident occurred at around 10am when the teenage girl was home alone after her mother left for work. “The suspect, who is known to the family,...

  • Mushrooming of shebeens worry Mochudi police

    Mochudi police station commander, superintendent Smash Mokoba said they have arrested and charged six people for operating illegal shebeens in Mochudi this past weekend.Mokoba said the operators who do not comply with liquor trading hours, were...

  • Cable theft torment Serowe police

    The concern was revealed by Serowe police station commander, superintendent Poloko Oteng in an interview with The Monitor.He indicated that they are recording two to three cases in a week of thieves stealing electric copper cables from homes. Oteng...

  • Cops pick up trail of Goodhope police guns

    Friday's police action lifted notorious armed robbers, Mogomotsi Thupane and Ronnie Sanana, along with three South Africans who had an AK47 and three pistols after attempting to rob a police escort Security Systems cash-in-transit...

  • Fourth Kopong murder suspect 'arrested'

    Though the police have not confirmed the arrest, The Monitor has learnt that a fourth suspect in the matter was allegedly arrested on Sunday morning at a certain Hotel in Mahalapye where he was supposedly lodging for a few days.The Monitor reached...

  • Dissolve parliamentary committees – Healy

    He called on Parliament to dissolve all parliamentary committees and direct the committee of selection to expeditiously constitute the new parliamentary committees within three days of the resolution.Once the resolution is passed, Healy said it...

  • Boteti farmers blamed for harbouring rustlers

    Stock theft remains one of the greatest threats to the long-term sustainability of livestock production in Botswana but it is of great concern that some farmers are alleged to be harbouring criminals.In an interview with Mmegi, the Botswana Police...

  • Cops investigate Kopong gruesome murder

    The suspects are said to have used the victim's blood to write a message that reads "277 Die" on her bedroom wall.Investigating the gruesome murder incident, Mogoditshane Police Station commander, Superintendent Russ Letsebe said they...

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