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Man, 60, Found Hanging


Dukwi residents were this morning left in shock as a 60-year-old man of Scottish descent was found dead in his house.

Confirming the incident to The Voice, Dukwi Police Station Commander Superintendent Goitsemang Mokgatle said the elderly man’s lifeless body was found hanging from the roof by neighbours who reported the matter to the cops.

Supt. Mokgatle went on to say that even though the general suspicion is that the unnamed man had committed suicide investigation were on going. “We suspect he may have taken his life but the investigations may prove otherwise,” the Dukwi police boss said.

Although he would not name the dead man as police, were at the time of going to press still to inform his next of kin, Mokgatle intimated that the man was married to a Motswana woman and was a permanent resident of Botswana.

Meanwhile sources close to the dead man and his family say he may have been driven to take his own life by his abusive wife.