Another on-duty soldier commits suicide

Soilders PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Soilders PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

FRANCISTOWN: A 39-year old Lance Corporal has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope from the rafters of a servant quarters at 2 Military Garrison - Donga Botswana Defense Force (BDF) camp.

Confirming the incident, Francistown Police Station Commander, Mogomotsi Kesupile said the incident took place yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

He said the soldier, who originates from Mmadinare did not leave any suicide note. It is alleged that the soldier was on duty when he took his own life. Kesupile stated that the matter was reported by the deceased's girlfriend.

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