Friday, December 4, 2020

Search for missing Kanye woman continues

Police in Kanye are continuing with their search for a 21-year-old former Institute of Health Sciences student who has been missing since 5th August this year.

Kanye Police Station Superintendent, Kealositswe Konyane, confirmed to The Sunday Standard the ongoing search.
 
At the time of her mysterious disappearance, the woman had just been awarded a diploma in General Nursing by the Kanye Seventh Day Adventist College of Nursing.

“We have been on the search since Monday August 5th, the day she disappeared after her parents reported but we have not established any link in relation to her whereabouts,” said Konyane, who added that police, the community and some security intelligence officers from Gaborone, including the Air Wing, had been searching for the missing person but so far there are still no leads as to her whereabouts.

Konyane said they will not give up the search until she is found.
 
Recently, Parliament heard that a total of 1,310 people have been reported missing in Botswana between 2009 and 2011.
 
The people reported as missing were aged between two and 86 years. The Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mokgweetsi Masisi, said 650 of them were female and 660 male.
 
Masisi said 137 of the missing person in the period were reported to be from the Southern District, 77 of them were male and 60 female.

He said the age range of those that were reported missing was between four years and 86 years.

Masisi said that while 119 were found alive, 6 of the missing were found dead.

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