Crash victims' families slap police with deadline

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The families of three police officers who died in a helicopter crash while on duty last year, have approached the courts demanding that police produce a detailed report showing exactly what happened to their loved ones.

The three deceased officers, air wing captain superintendent Keokeditse Sobatha, inspector Ricardo Mabotho and assistant superintendent Shepherd Ntobedzi died on April 20, 2014, after the helicopter they were flying in was reported missing two days earlier.

Their families have insisted that police must respond to their demands by August 25, 2015.

Editor's Comment
Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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