Suspect in guard murder arrested

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FRANCISTOWN: A 39-year-old man of Monarch location appeared in court Monday for allegedly killing a security guard last week.

The state alleges that Mbakiso Makhakhe killed Dilo Makgasana, 46, at Kami complex near the Francistown bus and taxi rank between October 24 and 25.

Police said that the man was found tied on both legs and hands and showing no signs of life. “When we arrived at the scene, we took the man to Nyangabwe Referral Hospital where he was certified dead,” Inspector Mengistu Chigala told the court.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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