Khwee child returns after police issue alert

Letlhakane Village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Letlhakane Village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: An unknown woman who took a child in the Khwee settlement last week handed herself in and returned the preschooler telling the police she was not stolen from her mother.

According to Letlhakane acting police station commander, Assistant Superintendent Tsholofelo Masole the 60-year-old woman reported herself to Palapye Police Station recently after a Botswana Police Service (BPS) spot announcement.

The BPS spot announcement went viral on social media and radio stations about a woman who took a five-year-old girl from her mother in Khwee settlement. Masole said that upon questioning the Motswana woman, she told the police that she had an agreement with the mother of the toddler.

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