Investigating officer crumbles under cross-examination


The retrieved call activity from a cellular number belonging to one Olefile Momphitlhi that police term as a missing person marked a watershed in court yesterday.

Investigating officer, Milton Mapenge, who was instructed by then assistant police commissioner, Keabetswe Makgophe to probe into the matter of Momphitlhi missing, was cross-examined by attorney, Martin Dingake.

He was the last witness called by the state.

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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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