Man stabbed to death at Monarch bar

FRANCISTOWN: Police are investigating the murder of a 27-year-old man from Siviya at the Come Again Bar in Monarch Location on Saturday afternoon.

The commander of Francistown Central Police Station, Superintendent Lekang Maniki, said they have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the murder. He said that a sharp object appears to have been used to kill the deceased.

“Investigations are still ongoing but presently, we are holding a man who appeared in court yesterday and faces a murder charge,” he said. Maniki said that this is the first murder case in his beat this year. He said his officers usually deal with cases of common assault at drinking spots.

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