Serowe Crime Shocker: 6 Killed In 7 Days

PALAPYE: Police in the No.2 District that overlooks Serowe, Palapye, Serule and Maunatlala Police Stations and surrounding settlements have expressed concern after recording six murder cases in a space of a single week.

Senior superintendent, Agreement Mapeu said it has become a great concern how people do not value life in their jurisdiction. He said murder, rape and grievous bodily harm are a common occurrence.“It concerns us what people die for. A cheap fight for a puff of tobacco or a trivial misunderstanding ends in brutal killings,” a concerned Mapeu told The Monitor.

When narrating the gruesome incidents of last week, he said, on June 8, 2019 a 17-year-old herd boy of Dipabolo cattlepost near Sandveld allegedly killed his 40-year-old colleague for a tobacco rolling paper. The drunken teenager accused his elder colleague of stealing his paper and after a brief argument; he repeatedly hit the deceased to a pulp with a knobkerrie.

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