Witness says suspect posed no threat

Makgophe
Makgophe

LOBATSE: The attorney representing Botswana Police Service, Tshepo Kgaswanyane has called on ustice Ranier Busang to dismiss the case in which the family of Olefhile Momphitlhi is suing the State.

Momphitlhi went missing in Molepolole whilst under police custody in 2011. Kgaswanyane said that he did not understand why the family had dragged the police to court when they had sought intervention from the highest office in the BPS to assist them investigate the whereabouts of their son, adding that they also asked for the gravesite they had identified as belonging to their son to be investigated.

“The family asked for the gravesite, they identified to be investigated, this was done and proved it was not for their son. The family also believed that the police had killed Momphitlhi but an enquiry sent out to the DPP by the police proved he was not killed by the police,” he said. Justice Busang, however, dismissed Kgaswanyane’s application citing that there were other factors that had not been addressed.

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