Defence puts pressure on skilled detective

State witness in the alleged murder of Italy Keedirile Setlampoloka has admitted that many improprieties in a criminal or other investigation may not be reliable.

Detective Superintendent Sergeant Marapo told the court that certain scenarios put before him were improper when carrying out an investigation.Marapo was cross-examined by the defence team of attorneys Kgosiitsile Ngakaagae and Busang Manewe on his extensive experience in detective work and the alleged murder investigation.

Ngakaagae had on several occasions relied on the summary of evidence to poke questions at Marapo regarding the investigation asking if it was proper to have excluded the container that was allegedly used in the presumed torture of Setlampoloka.

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