Police officer shoots wife, turns gun on himself

Police officer
Police officer

In another act of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), a 39-year-old woman is currently fighting for her life in a hospital after she was shot by her husband, a police officer, who turned the gun on himself.

The incident happened on Friday evening at the police camp in Mogoditshane. This incident was confirmed by the Botswana Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Dipheko Motube in a telephonic interview.

Motube, who was constrained to share further details said: “I can confirm the incident occurred at our police camp in Mogoditshane where a 46-year-old Botswana police sub-inspector on Friday night shot at his 39-year-old wife with a service rifle.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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