Ex-cop gets death penalty for wife's murder

Bengbame Sechele
Bengbame Sechele

FRANCISTOWN: A former cop turned laboratory technician, Mogomotsi Legae, was sentenced to the gallows on Friday for murdering his wife six years ago.

Justice Bengbame Sechele condemned Legae, 41, to death for brutally killing Olerato Legae, a meteorological services worker in Letlhakane, on July 13, 2016.

Before passing the ultimate penalty, Justice Sechele said there were no exceptional extenuating circumstances that could have saved Legae from the gallows.

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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