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Botswana police launch manhunt for five foreign armed men

The Botswana Police Service has launched a manhunt for five armed men believed to be foreign nationals. In a statement issued by the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Dipheko Motube, this Monday, the manhunt follows a shootout in Gaborone on Sunday night.

Motube said one of the suspects was later arrested adding investigations are in progress. Said Motube:

Law enforcement officers in Gaborone have embarked on a manhunt of five (5) armed suspicious characters believed to be foreign nationals.

This follows a shoot-out between six (6) armed men and law enforcement officers at Block 8 location in Gaborone last night, which subsequently led to the arrest of one of the suspects.

Members of the public are therefore informed to be on the lookout and report any suspicious characters to the nearest Police Station or call emergency number 999.

They are also warned not to approach the suspected men who are armed and dangerous.

Investigations are continuing.

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The funeral service of the late ZamaNguni Gumede, mother of the late Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo, took place at the Redhill Cemetery in Durban by Icebolethu Funerals, who also gave her son a dignified sendoff. Her life was celebrated at the L Hall in KwaMashu where Babes Wodumo and her family attended, despite rumours that they were not allowed.

Despite rumorus that Babes Wodumo, her daughter-in-law was barred from attending, she and her family was in attendance and they all gave her a dignified sendoff. Learn More

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