Suit against police over missing suspect kicks off

Family of Olefile Momphitlhi outside Lobatse high court  PIC TSELE TEBETSAME
Family of Olefile Momphitlhi outside Lobatse high court PIC TSELE TEBETSAME

LOBATSE: The case in which the family of Olefile Momphitlhi are suing the police over his disappearance, kicked off at the Lobatse High Court, with the applicants announcing their intention to present 12 subpoenas.

Justice Ranier Busang is hearing the week long trial, in which the family wants the police to either “present Momphitlhi for trial or produce his body in whatever form”.

Momphitlhi is believed to have gone missing whilst in police custody in Molepolole on August 7, 2011.

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