Psych evaluation for murder-accused soldier


FRANCISTOWN: A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldier who is facing a single count of murder has gone for psychiatric evaluation.

The soldier, Tlamelo Kethabanetswe, 29, allegedly murdered Kgosietsile Zulu Dube on December 6, 2020, at Borolong village.

Ketlhabanetswe’s lawyer Chakalisa Gunda told Magistrate Thabang Chokwe on Wednesday that his client was not present in court because he was at an appointment with Dr Paul Sidandi, a psychiatrist based at Jubilee Hospital, on the same day.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up