Cop escapes dismissal for assaulting colleague

Police officer
Police officer

A police officer has been fined P500 and issued a warning letter for assaulting another officer unprovoked, despite previously being dismissed by the Commissioner of Police.

The officer, Badisa Maswe, was reinstated following decisions by both the High Court and the Court of Appeal (CoA) after his dismissal from the Botswana Police Service (BPS) on April 29, 2020, for assaulting another officer.

The BPS' Class II Board initially charged him before the Commissioner reviewed his case.

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