Sese shootings: What really transpired?

Police have refuted reports that Moroke was shot and killed by a colleague at the Sese gate near Serule
Police have refuted reports that Moroke was shot and killed by a colleague at the Sese gate near Serule

While some sources claim that a police officer who shot and killed his female colleague at Sese recently was shot by someone else, the police are adamant that he indeed turned the gun on himself.

On September 16 the police reported that constable Onneile Molapong, who was on a trip at Sese Veterinary Gate, was murdered by constable Baleseng Jupiter Moroke who in the process also shot and injured another 56-year-old officer before turning the service rifle on himself.

On the fateful evening, it is alleged that the Ramokgwebana native stationed at the Special Support Group (SSG) Gaborone who was on a trip at Matshwiri base camp in the CKGR, stole a service car, drove to Sese Veterinary Gate where upon arrival fatally shot Molapong, his ‘girlfriend’ multiple times.


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