Matsetsenkane descend on Jwaneng

Superintendent Basupi
Superintendent Basupi

JWANENG: It was a busy weekend for Jwaneng police as they arrested a group 35 boys commonly known as Matsetsenkane who terrorised residents on Saturday night.

The Jwaneng Customary Court was full to capacity as the public came to have sight of the boys who allegedly stabbed a 32-year-old man who is currently battling for his life at the Jwaneng Mine hospital.

Superintendent Thuso Basuti revealed that they received an alarming number of criminal incidents during the weekend and they managed to arrest 35 suspects. One motorist had his tyre punctured before was attacked by the group who stabbed him with a sharp object whilst his passengers sustained injuries from stabbing. Their belongings were stolen in the process.

Editor's Comment
Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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