BDF interdicts 66 members

BDF officers
BDF officers

A total of 66 Botswana Defence Force (BDF) members are currently on interdiction for offences ranging from fraud, stealing by servant,drunken driving, causing death by dangerous driving and threat to kill, among others.

Parliament heard yesterday when the Defence,Justice and Security minister Shaw Kgathi responded to a question from Gabane-Mmankgodi MP, Pius Mokgware.

Mokgware had inquired about the number of BDF members on interdiction and reasons for this act. Kgathi said reasons for these interdictions are as provided for under the BDF Act Section 117 (1).

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