Four Deaths Recorded In Selebi-Phikwe

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Four deaths that have been reported in this town in seven days are a concern to the police and the public.

Station Commander, Superintendent Victor Nlebesi expressed his concern during an interview with The Monitor on Friday. He said a BCL miner was killed in a rock fall on the night of February 27. He explained that the 55-year-old man from Bobonong village was on duty underground when the accident happened. Nlebesi said officers from the Department of Mines would investigate the matter with the assistance from BCL officers to establish the cause of the accident. "We will use the findings from the officers to wind up our case. This is an accident and that is why we were informed as the police. The deceased was not suffering from any illness," he said.

Nlebesi said a seven-month-old foetus was found dead next to a soccer pitch by a passer by in Sesame location.He mentioned that the body was found on February 28 and the incident was reported to the police who took the foetus to the hospital. "We have detained a 23-year-old woman who originates from Radisele village to assist us in our investigations. If evidence points to her, she will be charged with concealment of birth. We managed to pick up the suspect with the help from the public," said Nlebesi.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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