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Botswana Police Service
POLICE WEEKLY CRIME REPORT FROM 19/05/2013 TO 26/05/2013
05/06/13

The police have arrested five men on allegation that they were dealing with forged documents.

The five Zimbabwean men who are all illegal immigrants were arrested during a police operation in Gaborone during the past week. During the search the police found scanned Gaborone City Council Trade Licences, Professional Driving Permit (PRDP) for Goods and Passengers, forged residents and work permits, scanned Omang cards and drivers licences suspected to have been used illegaly .  The police have seized the documents, a computer and a laptop as exhibits.

The suspects have been detained in the police cells while investigations on the matter continue.

In another incident, a 38 year old Chinese man was arrested after being found in possession of a bundle suspected to be ivory made of elephant tusk. The man is alleged to have bought the goods in Hukuntsi. The man was nabbed by the police at  Sir  Seretse  Khama  International  Airport   before  boarding  a flight to Johannesburg  in transit to China.

Investigations on the matter are ongoing while the suspect is held in police custody.

  

Current Weekly Recorde Code Offences

Offence

Number of cases

Number of Persons arrested

Cash involved in armed robberies

Motor Vehicles Recovered

Murder

0

0

N/A

N/A

Theft of Motor Vehicle

6

0

N/A

3

Armed Robbery

23

0

Cash over P136 000-00

N/A

Rape

26

7

N/A

N/A

 

Traffic Offences             

Fatalities

Total Accident

Traffic lights violation

Excessive Speed

7

300

73

1445

 

Summary of Cases/ Accidents

Cases / Accidents

January 2013 to Date

2012 Same Period

Murder

87

91

Armed Robbery

512

660

Rape

684

707

Fatalities

135

145

Theft of Motor vehicle

114

125

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