Mogoditshane gang remanded for soldier�s murder

Answers wanted: Suspects at court yesterday
Answers wanted: Suspects at court yesterday

Six suspects believed to be gang members who have been terrorising residents of Mogoditshane were further remanded in custody yesterday in connection with the murder of a soldier.

Aubrey Gobonwang (24), Mosimanegape Khumalo (22), Botlhe Seadimo (22), Ithuteng Lucas (18), Boitshoko Boitshoko (18), Ontiretse Sethole (21) appeared before Broadhurst Magistrate Babedi Mathumo where their request to be released on bail was rejected.

The six are alleged to have murdered Ontuetse Masaseng on the night of March 13, 2015 at Nkoyaphiri in Mogoditshane.

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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