Decapitation murder case: Kgowe's family demands answers

Simon Badisa Kgowe
Simon Badisa Kgowe

The family of a man initially accused of beheading his lover last year July in Gaborone is demanding answers from the country’s justice system following the withdrawal of the charge by the State.

Simon Badisa Kgowe, whose murder charge was recently withdrawn, was in 2018 arrested on suspicions that he killed his girlfriend, Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang. 

The withdrawal of the charge has enraged Kgowe’s family, who maintained that the accused was innocent and he was wrongly being prosecuted. On the other hand, the police then alleged that Kgowe decapitated Kerekang at Block 3 location in Gaborone and later cast off her body at Maratanang ward in Tlokweng. She was buried without a head.

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