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.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up