Eight petty criminals in police custody


Palapye police in collaboration with the North-Central Division team has made a breakthrough following the arrest of six petty criminals who have been terrorising residents.

The team arrested five men over the weekend after they came up as suspect(s) in the case of a man residing in Extension 4, Palapye was stabbed with a sharp object and robbed him of money and a mobile phone.

No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said three mobile phones suspected to have been stolen were recovered from the quintet when searched by the police.

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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