Trio nabbed trying to rob cops

Botswana Police PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Botswana Police PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

In a rather interesting serving of poetic justice, three robbers got more than what they bargained for when they targeted to steal a car that turned out to have four police officers as its occupants.

The trio, who were driving an Audi A3 vehicle, pounced on the officers’ vehicle at around 2am near Tsholofelo Primary School.

They only discovered whilst already in action, in the attempted jacking of their Isuzu double cab van, that they were trying to rob members of law enforcement. Broadhurst Police Station commander, Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said one of the suspects threatened the police officers with something that resembled a pistol. “When police officers were doing patrols, an Audi A3 car came from behind speeding and flashing its lights. They pulled over only to be attacked and threatened with something that resembled a pistol.

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