G-West shoot-out survivor to sue police

Armed police on high alert PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Armed police on high alert PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

On November 25 last year, Batswana rushed to shopping malls as the Black Friday fever kicked in. For Mpho Oswald Matsoga, the day will remain indelible in his mind as it ended with a bullet tearing his left armpit, ploughing through his body and shattering his motor vehicle window.

Now he lives to tell the tale as he recollects the day he was mistakenly shot by the police in a cash-in-transit (CIT) encounter. This week Matsoga speaks to Mmegi about the grueling encounter.

Matsoga has now slapped Botswana Police Service (BPS) with an intention to sue as he demands redress for damages, emotional suffering, trauma and loss of business.

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