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Suspected poisoner set free

A former school Boarding Master suspected of poisoning his friend escaped a murder charge after the matter was dismissed before Molepolole Magistrates Court this...

Gaditlhobogwe gets 25 years in jail for rape and robbery

Molepolole Chief Magistrate, Linah Oahile-Mokibe has sentenced 27-year-old Mooketsi Gaditlhobogwe who pleaded guilty to robbing and raping a 58-year-old woman to 25 years in...

BOMAWU condemns police attack on journalists

Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) have strongly condemned the attack on journalists by police. In a statement issued by the union’s Secretary General,...

Beaten for aborting

Man assaults girlfriend for having an abortion - She denies being pregnant A 33-year-old youth who thought he was about to become a father confessed...

Beauty thief learns ugly lesson

Habitual offender gets 8 lashes and 2 years in prison A habitual thief with a partiality for stealing Nivea beauty products received an ugly surprise...

Double trouble

Identical twins accused of murder Molepolole identical twins Jalo Motswakhumo and Gontse Motswakhumo have been charged with a single count of murder. The 28- year- old...

Uncle sells nephew for half a million pula

Family foils P500 000 baby sale deal A Mogoditshane family is living in fear after foiling a plot by a desperate family member to sell...

Arsonist granted bail

Arson suspect 35-year-old Gaone Mosetwane was this week granted bail by Molepolole Chief Magistrate Linah Oahile Mokibe. According to the charge sheet, on the 20th...

Radipudi confesses to stealing goats

Jaws dropped in the Molepolole Magistrate court this week when a 52-year-old man named Radipudi Sebuso confessed to stealing goats even before the charge...

BDP loses Molepolole Councilour to BNF

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) for Mokgopetsane Ward in Molepolole, Michael Bagopi has resigned from the ruling party and joined the Botswana National Front (BNF). On...

Arson

SECURITY GUARD BURNS DOWN EX-GIRLFRIEND'S HOUSE Residents of Legonono ward, in the village of Molepolole were hastily awakened by piercing screams and smoke entering their...

Diva Vebrok robbed

Celebrated Afro House music star Veronica Kgalalelo Brooks (35), better known as Diva Vebrok is reeling in shock after armed robbers hit her bar...

Davids murder investigations complete

Investigations into the brutal murder of former Mochudi East legislator, Isaac Davids, popularly known as Fokon Bastard, are complete. This was revealed by state prosecutor,...

Left holding the bouquet

District Commissioner halts marriage proceedings -Woman allegedly paid lobola for by two men Molepolole couple, Keneetswe Kefitile (39) and Modise Kwati’s ‘A happily ever after’...

‘Political infighting detrimental to development’- Khama

BDP members fight over event programme - Shima Monageng’s political career sabotaged During his last address at the Molepolole Main Kgotla, outgoing President Ian Khama...

Old man accused of killing former lover

In an alleged fit of jealous rage, a 63-year-old man is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death at her house in Molepolole’s Ntloedebi...

P2.6 billion raised through alcohol levy

President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says P2.6 billion has been raised through government's alcohol levy. Speaking at his farewell event in Molepolole...

Cash-in-transit heist suspects granted bail

Three men suspected to have robbed Security Services Company cash–in-transit vehicle of P110 848.70 were last week granted bail by Molepolole Magistrate, Rosemary Khuto. The...

Isaac Davids murder suspects on different bail conditions

ONE DENIED BAIL, ONE GRANTED BAIL The first accused in the Isaac Davids murder case, Jabulani Dube (32) was on Tuesday denied bail before Molepolole...

Soldier guilty of malicious damage to property

A soldier at Sir Seretse Khama Barracks (SSKB) was today (Wednesday) found guilty of malicious damage to property after admitting to the charge. During the...

Undone by a quickie

#Marriage wrecker ordered to pay P28, 000 or 8 cows #'I thought her husband was her uncle!' claims love cheat “I know the old man as...

Robbery suspects claim unlawful detention

Four robbery suspects complaining of unlawful detention are expected to file their affidavits before a Molepolole Magistrates court today (Monday). revenue office robbers have...

Boyfriend cuts lover’s throat before hanging himself

Moepya Ward residents in Thamaga were last week Thursday woken to a bloody sight as the motionless body of 31-year-old woman slain by her...

Court urged not to discriminate against Davids’ alleged killer

Defence Attorney, Sesupo Masaka, representing the First accused- Jabulani Dube (32) in Isaac Davids murder case, has pleaded with a Molepolole magistrates court not...

Axe-wielding rapist to be sentenced on Monday

#Stole his victim's last P50 after raping her A 27-year-old man who pleaded guilty to robbing and raping a 58-year-old woman will learn his fate...

Man in court for rape

A notorious youth Rapelang Gaofose (29) commonly known as Tsewa, from a small settlement named Moshaweng in Kweneng West this week appeared before Molepolole...

Robbery suspects claim police brutality

Trio in court for stealing Choppies cash Three men suspected to have robbed Security Services Company cash –in- transit vehicle of P110 848.70 have claimed...

Double tragedy

Mother and daughter murdered within two months. Two separate passion killings within the space of a couple of months have left a mother and daughter...

Isaac Davids murder suspects remanded

Two suspects in the Isaac Davids (Fokon Bastard) murder case were on Tuesday further remanded in custody by Molepolole Senior Magistrate, Lindiwe Makgoro. The defence...

Threat to kill suspect seeks psychiatric examination

A man who threatened to kill his mother has this week pleaded with a Molepolole Magistrates court to be taken for psychiatric examination. During his...

Nine lashes for duo caught stealing

Two Mogoditshane men caught stealing gas cylinders and stoves were sentenced to nine lashes each by the customary court on Friday. Appearing before Chief Alfred...

Mob brutalises teenage burglary suspect

A teenage boy who was caught red-handed stealing a television set in Molepolole learnt the hard way that crime does not pay when he...

Weaving a life

Molepolole basket maker making it big For more than 16 years, a Molepolole woman has successfully earned a living from weaving and selling baskets. For most...

BDP councillor in court for assault

Molepolole/Lentsweletau Sub District Council Chairperson Botokanyana Motoroko appeared before Molepolole Senior Magistrate Lindiwe Makgoro this week, charged with assaulting Thamaga West CouncilLor Tona Molatedi...

Party turns tragic as man drowns in a swimming pool

A weekend party at Gaborone North turned tragic after one of the attendants, a 25-year-old man, drowned in a swimming pool. He apparently had been...

Four years in prison for tongue biter

A 25-year-old woman of Thamaga has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for biting off her drinking pal’s tongue in a fight. Kamogelo Basime (25)...

Hard cash

Enterprising men venture into stone mining When the going got tough for eight Molepolole men, they could only turn to land for survival. The eight enterprising...

Suspected serial rapist in court

A 30-year-old man from Motokwe village in Kweneng West, Onkgomoditse Kgolo has appeared before Molepolole Magistrate court to answer for two counts of rape. Details...

Suspected petty thief loses leg in botched robbery

A suspected petty thief has learnt the hard way that crime does not pay after his leg was amputated following a robbery incident that...

Shady sangomas granted bail

Five people charged with inciting violence after identifying a Molepolole homestead as the place where a missing six-year-old boy was being held captive were...