Molepolole taxi driver ‘killer’ commits suicide

A Motswana man of Indian descent, who was charged with the murder of a taxi man last year January in Molepolole, committed suicide in Extension 12, Gaborone on Saturday afternoon. PIC.THEHANSINDIA.COM
A Motswana man of Indian descent, who was charged with the murder of a taxi man last year January in Molepolole, committed suicide in Extension 12, Gaborone on Saturday afternoon. PIC.THEHANSINDIA.COM

A Motswana man of Indian descent, who was charged with the murder of a taxi man last year January in Molepolole, committed suicide in Extension 12, Gaborone on Saturday afternoon.

The murder accused was on bail. According to No.3 District assistant officer commanding, Superintendent Olefile Badisang, they received the report of the suicide incident at around 5pm. Badisang added they don't know the cause of his actions because he didn't leave any message. In January 2023, the murder accused, Mohamed Sadiq JajBhai shot and killed Molepolole taxi driver, Ofitlhile Ofitlhile at Borakalalo ward. Then, JajBhai was also alleged to have robbed Ofitlhile of a silver Toyota Corolla valued at P30,000 using violence before killing him. That same night the murder accused was alleged to have burnt the same car. His deeds led him to be charged with murder and malicious damage to property.

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