Tight security as robbery suspects appear in court

FRANCISTOWN: Gun-totting policemen and prison warders paraded around the Francistown Magistrates Court as three men were arraigned for a single count of robbery on Monday.

Dimpho Lekgetho, 36, and Zimbabwean nationals, Brian Mpofu, 33, and Mholosi Mpofu, 20 were arraigned for allegedly robbing Keoagile George of a Nokia cellphone and cash amounting to P300 at Matsitama village in the Central Administrative District on November 12, 2012.

It is alleged that the accused assaulted and stabbed the complainant with a knife. Security officers feared that the trio would attempt to escape. State prosecutor Jalome Somolekae told principal magistrate Kgololesego Segabo that the accused fought prison officials in the morning before they were taken to court.

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