Police officers fear Magosi – Suspended DIS agents

Fearful: "It was clear that Botswana Police Service officers were being abused by Magosi and the DIS."
Fearful: "It was clear that Botswana Police Service officers were being abused by Magosi and the DIS."

The suspended agents of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) say the Botswana Police Service (BPS) officers fear the Director General of the intelligence agency, Peter Magosi, and would rather break the law than defy him.

The Police Commissioner has been cited by the agents in an urgent interim interdict application. Pulane Kgoadi, Paul Setlhabi and Kuda Malikongwa said the police were part of the arresting team during their detention. They said the police were seemingly scared of Magosi.

According to the agents, they were arrested by members of the DIS and police, and that it was the latter who refused them access to their families.


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