Fists fly in Tswapong South

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A cellphone belonging to Assistant Minister of Agriculture and Tswapong South MP Oreeditse Molebatsi was confiscated and handed to the police as an exhibit after a scuffle involving factions belonging to the incumbent and rival Dorcas Makgatho Malesu in Ramokgonami in the wee hours of Thursday.

Molebatsi, accompanied by some members of his faction, stormed into a late night meeting hosted by their rivals at a house in Ramokgonami, but they were beaten and had their phones confiscated, The Monitorlearns.After earlier taking a call from the Monitor, the MP later switched off his phones and would not entertain any inquiry.Molebatsi previously reported his rival to the ruling Party claiming that she had started Bulela Ditswe campaign before schedule, but those allegations were dismissed.

The Monitor learnt that the latest fracas in Tswapong South  coincided with the visit to the constituency by a BDP Task force led by chairperson Daniel Kwelagobe on Friday.The Monitor is informed that the latest feud between the two  BDP factions in Tswapong South  was top of the agenda at the meeting addressed by Kwelagobe in Ramokgonami. The meeting lasted for over two hours, and also sought to investigate the BDP's defeat in the Seleka-Tumasera  ward to the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) recently.

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