Duo up for murder, unlawful wounding, assault

Francistown High Court
Francistown High Court

FRANCISTOWN: Two men from Palapye appeared in court for murder, unlawful wounding, and assault occasioning bodily harm.

According to the charge sheet, Thuto Hangaria and Christopher Kgosikomane allegedly murdered Totang Solomon on October 26, 2019, in Boikago ward in Palapye.

The duo is also accused of unlawfully wounding Lame Sekopo on October 26, 2019, in Boikago ward in Palapye.

In the last count, the state alleges that Hangaria and Kgosikomane assaulted and occasioned bodily harm on Tirelo Dikgabo on October 26, 2019, in Palapye. The accused are due in court before Justice Tshegofatso Mogomotsi on December 4 for mention.

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