Pants contest leaves friend dead


In a rather unfortunate incident, a friend killed another in Tobane on Independence Day following an argument over who between them had on the best-looking pair of pants.

Narrating what transpired, No 20 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Meshack Pulenyane said the duo was putting on new trousers as they celebrated Botswana’s 56th Independence Day and an argument ensued as they debated on whose trousers looked better.

Pulenyane said the incident occurred at around 5pm at one of the friends’ yards in Tobane village.

Editor's Comment
Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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