‘Cattle rustling syndicate’ appears in court


FRANCISTOWN: A 37-year-old Sowa Town Council (STC) firefighter appeared in court on Friday with a group of men implicated in cattle-related offences.

The state alleges that Kemoiponetse Gaobotswe, a firefighter, Gaobotswe Oweditsemang Jakalas, and Zimbabweans, Courage Moyo and Ndokeko Ncube, were found in possession of a herd of 12 cattle with an estimated value of P60,000 bearing varying brand marks and earmarks on April 26.

On the second indictment, the state alleges Moemedi Lawrence and Abednico Sereme on or about April 26 at or near Mhatane cattle post collaborating for a common cause stole a herd of three cattle of different colours and brands valued at P15,000 belonging to Dipuo Zhiro.

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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