Teen girl gets three year jail sentence for car theft

No Image

JWANENG: A 19-year-old woman, Phatsimo Ijani of Tutume village, broke down in tears after she was sentenced to three years, five months in jail for car theft and theft common.

Sentencing the accused, Magistrate Odirile Mokgatle said Ijani was young and had mitigated that she had intentions to go to school.

Mokgatle also mentioned that he had considered the accused plea for mercy that she had been reconciled with her family with the intervention of social workers recently after being otracised from them since she was a small child.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up