Binge drinking spree kills woman


What was supposed to be a fun night of binge drinking turned deadly, when a 37-year-old woman died after drinking spree gone horribly wrong.

The incident, which sent shock waves to the Botshabelo ward residents in Maun happened on New Year's day at around 4pm. According to the Police the woman was in the company of her ex-boyfriend and a couple of friends when they engaged on a binge drinking competition. Pre-liminary investigations have revealed that they were trying to see who can drink more than the other, unfortunately one of them died as a result.

When she collapsed, they thought she had blacked out from excessive alcohol consumption, little did they know their friend had died.

“After a couple of minutes, they tried to wake her up, but she did not move. They then informed the deceased brother and took her to the hospital where she was certified dead upon arrival,” confirmed Maun station Kgakgamatso Koboyatshwene.

According to the Police boss, Maun Police are currently looking for the deceased ex-boyfriend . They say they have been unable to locate him since the incident.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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