Moswaane undergoes surgery

Moswaane PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Moswaane PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

FRANCISTOWN: Member of Parliament (MP) for Francistown West Ignatius Moswaane is expected to undergo surgery after sustaining a fracture on his leg while trying to intervene in a gang fight. Moswaane suffered injuries on his leg on Monday evening near his home in Monarch.

The legislator told MmegiOnline that an X-ray was performed on his injured leg earlier today (Tuesday) and the results indicated that he suffered a fracture on his leg and had to undergo surgery. Moswaane was reportedly hit with a stone by a member of the two warring gangs. “Right now I am receiving treatment and waiting to be operated on,” Moswaane, who is currently hospitalised at Nyangabwe Referral Hospital, said.

According to one of the eyewitnesses who preferred to remain anonymous, a Zimbabwean man was fighting with one of Moswaane’s neighbours. It is said that the fight escalated into a gang fight and the MP tried to mediate. The eyewitness said that when Moswaane tried to intervene he was hit with a stone by the Zimbabwean man. Moswaane was reportedly attended to by paramedics before he was taken to the hospital.

Editor's Comment
Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up