Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Suspected car thief denied bail

REMANDED: Maragwane

Village Magistrate, Tshepo Thedi, has remanded in custody a man facing three counts of theft of motor vehicles.

Court heard that the accused person, Morwadi Maselesele Maragwane, on or about the 12th of January 2021, at or near Tlokweng without claim of right stole a white Nissan X-Trail valued at P51 200 belonging to Mogo Auto Electrician.

On count two, the 47-year-old Maragwane on or about the 29th of January at or near Narita Motors in the Kweneng District, stole a black Golf 5 GTI unregistered valued at P80 000 being property of Narita Motors.

On the third count, the accused person on or about the 2nd of February at or near Steady Steps Motors in the Kweneng District, stole a white Mercedez-Benz C200 unregistered valued at P110 000 being the property of Steady Step Motors.

State Prosecutor Detective Superintendent Joshua Ntau told court that he has served the accused and his attorney with their reasons why he is not a bail candidate.

He said on Tuesday last week he received a notice of withdrawal letter from Maragwane’s attorney.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“The stolen properties have been recovered. We were suppose to argue his bail today (Wednesday) my Lady, unfortunately his lawyer has withdrawn on the eleventh hour and he did not give his reasons,” said Ntau.

Magistrate Thedi ordered that the accused be given a chance to respond to the prosecution’s application.

The accused will be back in court on the 27th of May for bail application ruling.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

News

A Maun taxi man was on Wednesday morning saved the agony of going to prison for stealing car tyres and battery from his friend’s...

News

Marriage preparations took a dark twist in Molepolole last weekend as a groom to be got locked up for threatening to kill his own...

News

Botswana Sector of Educator’s Union (BOSETU) Treasurer; Samuel Aboneng, is recuperating at Lenmed Health Bokamoso Private Hospital following a freak car accident that occurred...

Business

Negotiations for the signing of a contract between the Gambling Authority and Growminds Africa (PTY) LTD to kick off the National Lottery may take...

News

Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatal Unions (BOFEPUSU) President, Johannes Tshukudu, says no foreign investors will come to invest in the country, as...

Sports

Lusaka Dynamos Secretary, Shalala Sepiso, today confirmed that the club has signed two Botswana women footballers. The duo, Sindy Tsumake and Warona Molete, have...

News

A case in which a Thamaga man and his son are accused of raping a 10-year-old girl is at a stand still after state...

News

Working more than 55 hours a week can actually cause death, World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed. In a press statement released today, 17th...

Advertisement

Copyright © TheVoiceBW. (Since1993) made with ❤️ in Botswana.