BOTSWANA: TWO MEN HANGED FOR MURDER
February 9, 2021:
Botswana on 8 February 2021 hanged two men convicted of murder. (Source: IOL, 08/02/2021)
Botswana Prison Service said Wedu Mosalagae, 33, of Letlhakane village and Kutlo Setima, 29, of Ghanzi, were hanged at Gaborone Central Prison.
"Mosalagae was committed to death by Francistown High Court on the 8th August 2019, for the murder of Ms Barobi Rampape on the 24th November 2012 at Nkoshe Ward at Letlhakane, while Setima was committed to death by the High Court of Botswana at Lobatse on the 24th May 2019 for the murder of Ms Tsone Kosi of Kgaphamadi ward, Ghanzi.
"They both lost their appeals to the High Court of Appeal on the 5th August 2020," assistant commissioner Wamorena Ramolefhe said in a statement.