Botswana Police Service has noted with concern a post circulating on social media alleging
hat a three-year-old boy was abducted by unknown people in Block 2, Francistown on the
3″ August 2022.
The post further states that the aleged abductors were using a while Toyota Wish of
Registration Number B404 BOP
We wish to state for the record that on the 3’d August 2022, the said child was picked at
around 1100hrs on his way from a tuck-shop in the neighbourhood, by a well-known friend
o his mother, in a white Toyota Wish Registration B474 BOP. The two enjoy good
neighbourliness and friendship. The child was not snatched as suggested by the circulating
Contrary to the circulating social media post, the motor vehicle bearing Registration B404
BOP has nothing to do with the issue.
The child was brought back to his mother on the same day. We therefore, appeal to the
community in Block 2, Francistown to be calm as this was just a misperception.