Hitchhiking trio hijacks motorist

Mochudi Police kept on their toes
Mochudi Police kept on their toes

Three men allegedly hijacked a man, who had picked up the hitchhikers for a lift from Morwa to Mochudi village on Saturday night.

Mochudi Police Assistant Station Commander, Assistant Superintendent Washington Zambezi said they received the report at around 11pm.

“The trio had requested the victim to drop them at Boseja ward in Mochudi promising to pay him but on the way, they allegedly took out knives, threatened him, and instructed him to step out of the car, driving off with his Honda-Fit vehicle,” he said.

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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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