Armed South Africans nabbed

South Africans arrested
South Africans arrested

Days after the Botswana Police Service (BPS) shot and killed two armed robbers who had exchanged fire with the police at a liquor store in Taung, the police have earlier today arrested two South African men armed with guns.

The duo aged 40 and 47 were traveling in a motor vehicle reportedly stolen in South Africa.

They were arrested in Block 3, Gaborone in possession of AK 47 rifle, pistol and a number of live rounds of ammunition according to BPS' public relations officer, assistant commissioner Dipheko Motube.

Motube appealed to members of the community to continue to promptly report any suspicious characters to the police.

Guns from the suspects
Guns from the suspects

Editor's Comment
Everyone should be on high alert

Close to half a million people in the country have been fully vaccinated while over 800,000 have received their first doses. Botswana has tackled tough hurdles, but the race is far from over.Batswana are gearing up for the holidays and there will be a lot of movement across the country and outside the country. Social gatherings are back in full force and now more than ever, people should observe COVID-19 protocols.Our neighbouring country South...

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