Maun farmer charged with murder of 'horse rustler'

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FRANCISTOWN: A Judge has ruled that the confession statement made by a murder-accused person, Raphael Chabaesele, before former Magistrate Clifford Foroma has been voluntarily taken.

Chabaesele allegedly murdered Mogopodi Monnawatlala at or near Ditlhatswaneng cattle post in the North West Administrative District of Botswana between April 9 and April 13 in 2012.

The accused allegedly captured Monnawatlala riding one of his horses and later shot him with a gun. 

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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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