Soldier 'commits suicide'


Police in Shoshong are investigating a case in which a 48-year-old member of the Botswana Defence Force, also a farmer, was found hanging from a tree in the bush at Mosoke cattle post yesterday.

Shoshong’s assistant police station commander, Assistant Superintendent George Simataa Mabuta said they received the suicide report at around 11am on Sunday from a fellow farmer.

Mabuta said the farmer who reported the incident had passed the deceased’s car parked by the roadside early in the morning when going to his cattle post and when returning at around 11am he found the vehicle still parked by the roadside and alerted the deceased’s herders.

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