Serowe police probe Thabala murder

Serowe Police Station PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Serowe Police Station PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Police in Serowe are investigating a case in which a 39-year-old man of Monyepele ward in Thabala succumbed to injuries after he was hit with a knobkerrie on the forehead on Friday night.

The deceased succumbed to the injuries on Saturday afternoon at the Sekgoma Memorial Hospital where he was hospitalised. No.2 District Officer Commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang said their preliminary investigations have revealed that the deceased was hit with a knobkerrie by a 28-year-old man of the same location following a misunderstanding. “We are yet to establish the duo’s relationship but the suspect has been arrested and charged with murder.

He will be arraigned today (Monday) before the Serowe Magistrate's Court to face a single count of murder,” he said.

Editor's Comment
GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up