A source from inside the security services has confirmed that school going children from the Khama family have also been given increased security attention; a rare development in Botswana.
Under the national laws, only the Head of State and the Vice President have around the clock security agents following them.
It is only under extreme circumstances that any other individuals are given such security, as when a Senior Judge of the High Court and former Attorney General Ian Kirby received such security after the police had reason to believe his life was in danger.
It is not yet clear whether increased security surrounding the Presidents family has anything to do with recent security developments around the country where there has been an outcry of increased extra-judicial killings.
Sunday Standard has, however, received reports from inside government (not independently verified) that some criminal elements were intent on avenging the lives of their associates who have been killed by state agencies.