Gaborone High Court Judge, Michael Mothobi yesterday postponed the matter to allow the accused persons to prepare their plea and defence for trial.
The accused, Evans Mhiwatiwa, 46, Mayibongwe Moyo both from Zimbabwe, and Botswana nationals Gaofenngwe Seitiso, 37, and 31-year-old Thuso Tankomane are accused of robbing cash loan business in Kanye and in the process killing a police officer during a shoot out.
Following the alleged robbery, the accused persons were involved in a shoot-out with police who tailed them to Makgodumo Dam resulting in one police officer and one suspect being shot.
The four together with one suspect who is still at large are now accused of killing police officer Focus Isaiah.
They are facing five counts including armed robbery, murder, attempted murder, unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. They all have legal representation.