Police dragged to court

Police on patrol around Gaborone
Police on patrol around Gaborone

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) will this week appear at the Lobatse High court to answer for a case in which a suspect went missing in police custody.

The family of Olefhile Momphitlhi wants closure on a four-year matter in which their son vanished without a trace while allegedly in police custody.

According to papers before the court, on August, 7, 2011 Momphitlhi accompanied by his brothers, Shakes Momphitlhi and Simon Momphitlhi went to Molepolole Police Station to surrender himself, as he was suspected of an armed robbery incident that happened in Molepolole sometime in 2011. Momphitlhi was detained, and was later said to have escaped from police custody. 

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