Daredevil Keganeditse At It Again

Court hammer
Court hammer

FRANCISTOWN: Although it is trite law that every person accused of any crime is considered innocent until proven guilty, a man facing a slew of charges seems to be courting trouble at every given opportunity.

This seems to be the case with Modisakgotla Keganeditse, 27, of the Aerodrome location in Francistown. Keganeditse, previously a resident of Kgaphamadi, also popularly known as ‘MD’ in social circles, who is awaiting trial at the High Court for alleged crimes that include rape, robbery and murder, struck again when he ‘assaulted’ a Botswana Daily News journalist, Goweditswe Kome, on Thursday when appearing for mention on Thursday. As if that were not enough, MD allegedly broke Kome’s camera into pieces that he used to take Keganeditse’s photos at the Francistown Magistrate’s Court.

Keganeditse was appearing before Magistrate Game Mooketsi for a bail application related to the alleged rape of a Kgaphamadi woman on Christmas Eve last year.

Editor's Comment
Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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