News in Briefs

By: Mosoaboli Mohlomi

Thaba-Tseka: Mashai police have arrested two suspects in connection with 7 horses, and 1 donkey suspected to have been be stolen from Matatiele Ha Mosongoane, South African recovered in their possession at Matebeng Ha Lelingoana on August 31, 2015.

A Mosotho male aged 20-years-old of Matebeng Ha-Makhooa and the other one aged 19-years-old of the same village were both found in possession of 4 horses during the police raid which was held at Matebeng Ha Lelingoana and Ha Makhooa.

The suspects failed to produce relevant documents when demanded by police and were then arrested.

Police again found 3 horses and a donkey in possession of Mostho male aged 20-years-old  of Matebeng Ha Lelingoana.

He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of stock.

Police discovered that the horses were branded with Southern African brand.

On the other side, a Mosotho Male age 23-years-old  of Ha-Makhooa was found in possession of 9mm star short with (5) rounds serial number rubbed off.

He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of firearms.

Quthing: Tsitsong police are investigating a case of sexual abuse where a Mosotho female aged 20-years-old of Makhalong was sexually abused by a Mosotho male aged 17-years-old at her home.

According to police report, the victim was at home when suspect arrived and asked for drinking water.

After drinking he left but in a surprise returned after about three minutes and proposed love to her.

The victim denied that but the suspect pushed her to bed, undressed her and raped her.

Though the victim tried to scream for help, the suspect choked her and continued sexually abusing her. 

The incident was reported to her aunt who took it before her father.

The family of the victim and the suspect tried to solve the matter but failed.

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