Police not worried about lawsuits


With Batswana increasingly becoming a more litigious, with the Botswana Police Service (BPS) of late fighting off civil lawsuits, the law enforcement agency insists it is not greatly concerned.

The police rather treat them as a learning stone.

Speaking at the just ended Police Day celebrations, the BPS spokesperson, Christopher Mbulawa told The Monitor that they are aware of the increasing number of cases against the police but noted that they use such cases to learn and improve from them.

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