Letlhakane men gang up on one, kill him

Letlhakane village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Letlhakane village PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: In an alleged quest for vengeance three men from Letlhakane village are in police custody after beating a 21-year-old man to death.

The trio is said to have ganged up on the deceased. Letlhakane Police Station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu told Mmegi Online that they are investigating the murder case which took place on Saturday. He said that the deceased was hit with a blunt object and stabbed with a sharp instrument on Saturday at Metsiaela ward. “The deceased person was attacked by three men on Saturday and later died at Bokamoso hospital on Sunday,” he added.

Explaining what transpired, he said that the deceased had a misunderstanding with one of the gang members at one of the local bars last Friday. “The heated argument then led to a fight between the duo and then the deceased person defeated one of the suspects,” he added.

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