Police anticipate peaceful elections

voters in a queue
voters in a queue

As the country readies for general elections, the police say they do not anticipate any rioting to occur during the vote period, no matter what the result.

Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) Deputy Public Relations Officer, senior Superintendent Near Bagali told Mmegi in an interview that nothing suggested beefing up of security as things are going swimmingly so far.

“We will be escorting ballots and observing the elections, but we will not be interfering with the election process in anyhow because the people who will be responsible for that will be the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) presiding officers,” he said.

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