Warning Shots Get Residents Panicky

MAUN: Police says gunshots heard at a Maun filling station on Thursday were just warning shots meant for a fleeing crime suspect, who was eventually nabbed.

Officer commanding Abraham Kesupetswe says only one gunshot was fired into the air to warn a 25-year-old burglary suspect who was resisting arrest. The suspect had been on the wanted list for some time.

The rumour mill was on overdrive after the Markus Filling Station incident alleging that a police officer had shot at an unarmed man before arresting him.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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