Makgophe Withdraws Interdiction Of Officers

Police commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe
Police commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe

Police Commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe has relented to pressure to withdraw his interdiction of officers who were facing charges of sexual misconduct involving trainees at Otse Police College.

Makgophe had a change of heart on Monday as a contempt of court charge for interdicting loomed menacingly.

Two police officers, Moshe Garebamono and Thatayaone Marope had been suspended from duty on half pay after they were alleged to have engaged in sexual relations with police trainees while having a pending case before court.

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