Two suspected robbers shot dead, others critically injured

Robbers shot
Robbers shot

Two suspects have been shot dead by the Botswana Police Service (BPS) during an armed robbery of a liquor outlet in Taung near Ramotswa.

Confirming the fatal incident, police Public Relations officer, deputy commissioner Dipheko Motube said four gunmen attacked employees of the liquor store and made away with undisclosed amount of cash and some goods.
Motube said on arrival at the crime scene, the quartet started exchanging fire with the police.

"Two other suspects were seriously injured and are hospitalized under police escort. Three handguns, cash and good were found in their possession," Motube said.
Editor's Comment
Everyone should be on high alert

Close to half a million people in the country have been fully vaccinated while over 800,000 have received their first doses. Botswana has tackled tough hurdles, but the race is far from over.Batswana are gearing up for the holidays and there will be a lot of movement across the country and outside the country. Social gatherings are back in full force and now more than ever, people should observe COVID-19 protocols.Our neighbouring country South...

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