'Accidental death' as brother shoots sister


Jwaneng police are investigating a tragic and fatal accident in which a 17-year-old boy accidentally shot his 24-year-old sister.

Confirming the matter, Jwaneng Police Station commander, Superintendent Thuso Basuti said the shooting incident occurred on Tuesday evening at around 8pm.

Basuti said the duo’s uncle had just arrived from the cattle post with his loaded shotgun.

“The tragic accident occurred when the teenage boy was busy helping his uncle offload things from the car. His uncle had put the shotgun on top of the couch facing the deceased who was in the living room watching television. We do not know what happened when the teenage boy was trying to lift the gun as he accidentally shot his sister to death,” he said.

Basuti said they have recorded the matter as a shooting incident but investigations are still ongoing.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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