‘Facebook fraudster’ nabbed

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FRANCISTOWN: A Mahalapye man who allegedly swindled people out of their hard-earned cash using Facebook appeared in court on Tuesday to face a single count of obtaining by false pretences.

The state alleges that Phatsimo Ketshabile with intent to defraud, unlawfully obtained P9,500 from Kemang Busang at or near the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) camp by falsely representing that he was selling a Honda Fit car to Busang while he knew what he was saying was false.

The prosecutor in the case, Ditshotlo Mpale told the court that the state was opposed to Ketshabile being granted bail. He then called the investigating officer (IO) Detective Constable Mmoloki Rasetshwane to give reasons why the state was opposed to bail.

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