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Sexual offences rose during lockdown


Botswana Police have recorded high numbers of defilement and other sexual assault offences during lockdown.

Crime statistics indicate that between January and May, there has been an increase of 20% in defilement cases and 6% for rape.

Another offence that has shown an increase is stock theft.

In April, only 141 cases of stock theft were recorded. Murder cases also went down, April registering 12 and May 7.

Assistant Police Commissioner Dipheko Motube told The Voice Online that crime statistics have generally gone down during lockdown except for stock theft and sexual assault and b...

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