Magistrate remands Zim man's lynch mob

Magistrate remands Zim man's lynch mob
Magistrate remands Zim man's lynch mob

FRANCISTOWN: A gang of six Batswana men who allegedly lynched a Zimbabwean man will remain in custody pending a wrap up of investigations in the matter before Magistrate Game Mooketsi.

The state alleges that Thapelo Mokgapho, Gofaone Petros, Goitsemodimo Muzila, and cousins Thapelo, Ishmael and Tumelo White, allegedly murdered Zimbabwean illegal immigrant, Goodwill Nkomo on February 21 at Tatisiding.

When the case appeared for a status hearing on Tuesday before Mooketsi, prosecutor Jacob Handly called the Investigations Officer (IO) to advance reasons as to why the state was opposed to the accused being granted bail.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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