Man robbed of firearms and cash



MAFETENG – Moeketsi Mathaba, appeared before the Mafeteng Magistrate last week on charges of raping and murdering a 93-year-old women from Boleka in Mafeteng. The offender who appeared before the courts on August 17, 2021 is currently in police custody while awaiting trial.

Meanwhile in Maseru, a man lost his two legal firearms and to M1 600 cash at Khooeng to two men who were dressed as members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF). According to a report by the Lesotho Mounted Police Services (LMPS), the two suspects went to the victim’s house and demanded that he hands over the two guns and cash. 

When the victim asked them to produce identification to confirm they were LDF officers, police said, the suspects would not do so.  Police have warned the public about such a trend among criminals.


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