BOTSWANA: FOUR CONVICTED MURDERERS TO HANG
February 12, 2019:
The Court of Appeal on 8 February 2019 confirmed the death sentences of four men convicted of killing a cab driver in Gaborone and a Gantsi farm owner respectively. (Sources: mmegi.bw, 11/02/2019)
The killers, Matshidiso Tshidi Boikanyo and Moabi Seabelo Mabiletsa were convicted in 2017 for the brutal murder of cab driver, Vincent Mopipi, stabbing him 44 times with a knife.
Tshiamo Kgalalelo and Mmika Mpe, the former Gantsi farm workers, were also convicted in 2017 for brutally killing and burning their employer, Reinette Vorster.
Kgalalelo, 33, and Mpe, 29, were convicted of attacking their employer stealing her Toyota Hilux valued at P300, 000, two cellphones and cash amounting to P11, 000.