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November 1, 2018 9:42 AM Search for teen rape suspect continues

The unknown suspect allegedly attacked the 11-year-old girl whilst waiting to board a combi by the bus stop around 7pm. He dragged her to the nearest bush where he raped her at knifepoint. Mogoditshane Police Station commander, superintendent Russ Letsebe confirmed the incident saying that they are still searching for the unknown suspect. “She said she was scared 142

October 30, 2018 4:00 AM Enraged Man Accidentally Burns Himself

But the idiom recently assumed another meaning (although incidents of a similar nature have occurred in the past) when a man who suspected that his girlfriend was cheating him with another man, the lover unleashed a torrent of fury that ended up razing his girlfriend’s house. He burnt himself in the process. According to police officers privy to the issue 153

October 29, 2018 4:09 PM Wanderers player dies in car accident

Murirwa also died in a car accident on Friday, just a few kilometres from Sua Town where he was returning from Francistown. Matoteng, born in Tumasera, met his fate in Radisele as he was driving from Palapye. Palapye Police Station Traffic Officer assistant superintendent Ntshesane Rammapudi confirmed the accident. Wanderers’ chairperson Nelson Kgosipheko 149

October 25, 2018 1:13 PM Prisoner escapes grow sketchy

Initially, five prisoners had escaped from Selebi-Phikwe but police managed to re-arrest two of them one later that day whilst the other was arrested on Monday early morning leaving three on the run. On Monday yet another two prisoners both Zimbabweans escaped from the Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court. It’s still unclear how the said prisoners managed to escape 161

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM When Drivers’ Attitude Trigger Fatal Accidents

The upsurge in fatal road accidents countrywide worries the police as lives continue to be lost daily due to the scourge. Most of the accidents occur as a result of driver’s bad attitudes, as demonstrated by the statistics made available by the Botswana Police Service (BPS). In 2016, 450 deaths were recorded and from the figure, 268 or 59.5% were young 184

October 22, 2018 2:00 PM Important Victories For Police XI, Sharps

Police XI who have been struggling for the past two seasons, appear to be found the winning formula this season under new coach, Mike Sithole. On Saturday they defeated Orapa United 3-1, sending another clear message of their intentions this season. On paper, Orapa United were expected to maintain their winning streak and pile pressure on log leaders 159

October 18, 2018 10:48 AM Stock theft great challenge for police

Police continue to arrest stock theft suspects and confiscate stolen beasts an indication that stock theft might have become a paying job for perpetrators. Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) public relations officer, Dipheko Motube said on Wednesday police arrested two men aged 27 and 31 years both of Goo-Thato ward in Sojwe after they were found in possession 163

September 29, 2018 4:00 AM Calls to regulate marathons grow louder

There have been concerns over the organisation of some marathons, notably the recently held Gaborone Mayor’s marathon, which has attracted criticism. The board would be mandated with regulating and monitoring the races. It would also have the authority to take action against organisers or even cancel the race, if there are transgressions. The concerns 146

September 27, 2018 1:18 PM Exit of police officers creates DPP workload woes

Until recently the officers have been appearing in courts as prosecutors on behalf of DPP, but now they are reportedly sifting focus to their core mandate of investigation leaving the DPP to struggle with the increase of workload. He explained that there were about 8600 cases while they have only about 150 prosecutors. “This means that there is about 142

September 26, 2018 10:31 AM Angry mob beats thief to death

The alleged thief was caught red-handed in one of the resident’s houses. An angry mob that appeared tired of his alleged habitual acts assaulted him to death. The officer commanding, senior superintendent Modise Gabatshwane confirmed they are investigating the murder case. are still withheld was caught red-handed in someone’s house and some people assaulted 173