Police, DIS war intensifies

Phase 2 shootout
Phase 2 shootout

Nearly 10 months after the infamous shooting of 10 suspected robbers in Phase 2, Gaborone, tension is apparently brewing between the police service and its controversy-ridden sister agency, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS). Mmegi Staffer SHARON MATHALA reports

A leaked police internal investigations report that Mmegi is in possession of has shown inconsistencies in its initial official report. Such holes in the investigation are coming up alongside a continued cat-and-mouse stand-off between the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and the DIS, following the Phase 2 massacre of the heist suspects.

In the report, the police reflect it was at around 10am on February 23 when the Main Mall was brought to a standstill as armed robbers dramatically hit Bank of Baroda, causing commotion and traffic congestion as they ran from the scene in a getaway car.

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