Police lift serial Honda Fit 'armed robbers’

Honda fit
Honda fit

FRANCISTOWN: Two ‘armed robbers’ whose modus operandi (method) involves giving their targets a lift in their black Honda Fit car and subsequently robbing them of their properties have been arrested.

The duo, Kabelo Modise, 19, of Boseja in Mochudi and Tefo Buka, 25, of Mabunda ward in Marapong, is alleged to have violently robbed Laone Nthobatsang of a Samsung cellphone worth P1,500 and P2,580 cash on July 13 at Mathangwane.

On the second count, the state alleges that acting in concert and with a common purpose, Modise and Buka robbed Chawangwa Motso of a phone valued at P1,500 and P5,000 cash using force along the A3 road near Mathangwane.

Editor's Comment
Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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