News in Brief

By: Thabiso Thaanyane

Maseru:  A 28-years-old man was killed at Ha Phakalasane around 1840hrs on the 29September, 2015 at Ha-Phakalasane.When attending a scene of crime Lithoteng Police found deceased lying dead in a pool of blood, sustaining stab wounds on the chest. He was conveyed to the mortuary. Cause of his killing is not known and no arrest has been made.

Mantsonyane: Two men aged between 30 and 35-years-old from Ha Fantisi, Thaba-Tseka are arrested and charged with a murder of 24-years-old man of the same village who was murdered on the 22, Sept, 2015 at Ha-Fantisi.

The deceased was assaulted to death by suspects outside the village. Mantsonyane Police are investigating cause of his killing. 

Matelile:  A husband shot his wife to death at Ribaneng, Thaba-Sekoka on 28, September,2015. The wife was killed on suspicion that she was having an affair. The couple was at its home around 1630hrs and suspect took his wife’s phone and found photos where his wife was with other men. The husband surrendered himself before Matelile police with .38 special loaded with seven rounds. The suspected is facing charges of murder and an unlawful possession of a firearm.   

Mohale’s Hoek:  A 48-years-old man Liphate ‘SEKUTA’ Mosieane was assaulted to death after he was found sneaking near a house of one villager and three men aged between 17 and 25-years-old are arrested in connection with the murder.   

Matelile: A 24-years-old woman was robbed money amounting to M4, 500.0 by two armed men at Ha-Sekheke.  The lady was about to close the shop at about 1930hrs when those men arrived and pointed her with firearms demanding money. They took money and fled afterwards.

Mafeteng:  A Chinese national aged 32-years-old who is the owner of AS Supermarket was robbed a sum of M5,000.00 and Ag cell phone, box of courtleigh on the 26, Sept 2015 by three unknown men. It is reported that the victim was at the said supermarket when those men entered and ordered him and customers to lie down. Culprits were found hiding in the donga at Ha-Tokonye and were arrested.


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