Accused walks free after 'biting constable’s ear off'

Police officer
Police officer

The state has failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt against a man they charged for biting a police constable's ear off late last year.

The now free man, Thuto Maduke had been charged with a single count of grievous harm after he allegedly chewed off a police officer’s left ear flap. The incident took place at Gathwane police post on August 29, 2022.

During trial, Maduke pleaded not guilty to the particular charge.


Editor's Comment
Khama should desist from dirty campaigns

However, as a newspaper, we want to raise few disquiets for the umpteenth time with Khama, of course, and remind him that the country that he is robustly de-campaigning is now feeling the pain of his harm. Batswana need Khama to use his conservationist credentials to good use and benefit a country that is working so hard to achieve the high-income status by diversifying its economy away from diamond reliance.Khama has played his part unobstructed...

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