Murder cases rise over the holidays

The police also warned members of the public against carrying dangerous weapons that can lead to the commission of murder
The police also warned members of the public against carrying dangerous weapons that can lead to the commission of murder

This year's Independence Day holidays' death toll due to murder surpassed the previous period by 15 deaths after 22 murder incidents were recorded compared to seven incidents recorded the same period last year.

In a media statement released yesterday, the police stated that their preliminary investigations have revealed that most of the murder cases were a result of misunderstandings whilst a few were random attacks of victims by perpetrators.

The Botswana Police Service (BPS)’s public relations officer, Superintendent Selinah Omphile pleaded with members of the public to always find amicable ways of resolving issues.

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