Kgalagadi Land Board employee commits suicide

Tsabong Police are investigating a case in which a 50-year old man was found hanging from a tree near Seetelo Primary School teachers quarters in Tsabong.

The man, who was an employee of the Kgalagadi Land Board, was found by a passerby on Monday morning who then reported the matter to the police. Assistant Superintendent Kabelano Tebogo confirmed to Mmegi that a case of suicide is being investigated and that the relatives of the deceased have already collected the corpse for burial in Kanye.

"At this juncture we are unable to tell what time this incident occurred or what might have led the deceased to commit suicide as he left no message to explain the reasons for killing himself. The man is said to be have been living alone at the time of the incident. Mmegi investigations have also revealed that the man was a driver with Kgalagadi Land Board and he originates from Kanye in the Southern district. It is said the man, who was once stationed in Hukuntsi was transferred to Tsabong some time in the 1990s on promotion as an executive driver. Reportedly while he was there he had a query with his employer over back pay for his duties as an executive driver and was later rewarded.

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