Man breaks girlfriend's leg, hand with pick handle

Pick handle
Pick handle

A 35-year-old man of Rakhuna village appeared in court facing a possible 10-year prison term for brutally assaulting his girlfriend last week.

The man tried in vain to explain to the court how and why he viciously attacked his girlfriend almost amputating her.

The man, Xola Sidney Sodaba cut a lonely figure behind the dock, looking lost as he appeared for his arraignment for unlawfully assaulting Puseletso Mosimakoko with a pick handle.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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