3 Armed robbers fatally shot in a police shootout in Botswana

Three armed robbers aged between 30 and 40, believed to be Batswana, were fatally shot in an exchange of fire with Botswana Police Service in Mochudi.

In a statement, police swiftly acted on a tip-off that the trio were planning a robbery.

The officers arrived at their residence, a shoot-out occurred. In the process, a police officer sustained gun-shot and is receiving treatment at the hospital.

The police have since recovered three(3) Rifles, one (1) Shotgun, a pistol, and a Revolver, together with an assorted of more than 100 live ammunition and butchery equipment, knives, and axes.

Police preliminary investigations reveal that the recovered weapons were stolen during a robbery that occurred on the 08/11/2023 in the republic of South Africa

The names of the robbers are yet to be released as investigations are underway.