Murder accused soldier further remanded

Gaboutlwelwe Modirelabangwe(hiding from the camera) arriving at Broadhurst Magistrates Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Gaboutlwelwe Modirelabangwe(hiding from the camera) arriving at Broadhurst Magistrates Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) officer, Lieutenant Colonel Gaboutlwelwe Modirelabangwe (45), was this morning further remanded in custody following his appearance before Broadhurst Magistrates Court.

Modirelabangwe faces a single count of wife murder, Dorothy Sebolai Modirelabangwe on January 13 at Glen Valley BDF camp.

Representing state prosecution, Sub-inspector Kenneth Ramere told the court that the deceased was recently buried and investigations into the matter are still ongoing hence pleading with court to extend the accused person’s remand.

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