Police shoot, kill two suspected robbers

Police shoot, kill two suspected robbers
Police shoot, kill two suspected robbers

In a continuing series of police versus robber shootouts, the police have shot and killed two suspected robbers while two others are injured and currently hospitalised.

According to a statement from the Botswana Police Service, the two deceased robbers whose identity has not yet been established died in an exchange of fire with members of the police this morning opposite Botswana College of Engineering and Technology.

“Two other suspects got injured in the process and are hospitalised, while two others were arrested. This follows an incident in which six armed men attacked and robbed a 34-year-old man of cellphones at his residence in Extension 10. The robbers fled the scene and were later involved in an exchange of fire with the police,” read a statement from BPS.

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