'Police brutality victim’ claims P850,000

Bengbame Sechele
Bengbame Sechele

FRANCISTOWN: A man who claims that police officers subjected him to brutality is suing the Attorney General (AG) for P850,000 for various reliefs.

The plaintiff, Oteng Moilwa, wants the AG to pay him P250,000 for assault, P100,000 for disfigurement and permanent disability, P250,000 for unlawful arrest and detention, and P250,000 for invasion of privacy and wrongful search.

When Moilwa appeared before Justice Bengbame Sechele on Friday, a medical practitioner, Dr Toto Mununeodehwa, who attended to Moilwa after he was allegedly assaulted by some Sebina police officers on March 11, 2016, told the court that the applicant was brought by the police but he was walking on his own.

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