Man dies in manhole, family demands answers

Part of Kenneth Nkhwa interchange in Francistown
Part of Kenneth Nkhwa interchange in Francistown

FRANCISTOWN: The family of Thamani Dzino Sechele is still reeling from his death and searching for answers about the cause of his death more than a week after he died in a manhole at the Kenneth Nkhwa Interchange.

Sechele, of Maipaahela location, died in a manhole while on duty for Ken Waste and he was buried on November 13, 2022 in Francistown. Following Sechele’s tragic death, his family is still in pain about how he breathed his last while working in a confined space in the manhole.

The deceased’s uncle, Gwere Thembile, told The Monitor on Wednesday that the family continues to struggle with the death of their beloved nephew.

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