Segametsi unveiling reminder of uncompleted investigations

Segametsi Mogomotsi's family and friends taking pictures of her tombstone after the unveiling ceremony .
Segametsi Mogomotsi's family and friends taking pictures of her tombstone after the unveiling ceremony .

Even after 21 years, the ghost of Segametsi Mogomotsi still haunts Bakgatla. This Saturday at the unveiling of her tombstone mourners gathered at the boseja ward in remembrance of one of the country’s historic and unresolved murder cases.

Mogomotsi died 06 November 1994, her body was found dumped and mutilated. Her mysterious death caused riots all over Mochudi before spreading to other parts of the country including Gaborone, resulting in violent demonstrations by schools, colleges, and the University of Botswana.

Although so many years have since passed, the Family of  Mogomotsi are still clinging on hope for answers but say they have given up on government. On Saturday they said that over the years they have constantly asked for answers but to no avail. They said that even though they do not want to ruffle old feathers, they are disappointed in the way the government has failed to provide answers.

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