Grieving widow fights for justice

In happier times:  Kebadirile (deceased) and widow Pelonomi
In happier times: Kebadirile (deceased) and widow Pelonomi

When news hit social media on the police shootout that had happened at Sefalana Cash and Carry store in Gaborone West last year, Pelonomi Dikago (31) had no idea her innocent husband had been shot dead.

It was only until the next morning when she found out that the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) employee who had been killed and was trending on social media was actually her husband.

The grieving widow has now instituted legal proceedings against the Botswana Police Service (BPS), Attorney General and the Minister of Defence and Security for killing her husband.

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