Ex-Cop Charged With Corruption

Police Officer on duty
Police Officer on duty

FRANCISTOWN: A former police officer appeared in a Specialised Corruption Court on Friday to face one count of corruption.

The State alleges that Alidy Alidy, 58, on or about February 21, 2012, then based in Gaborone as a police officer, received a bribe of P3,000 from a certain Mr. Thakotona to destroy a docket.

Alidy’s attorney, Kgololesego Segabo and the prosecutor told the court that the defence and prosecution were still waiting for the record of proceedings from the magistrate’s court to be transcribed.

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