AP welcomes the arrest of Kgosi

Isaac Kgosi with Peter Magosi during the arrest at SSKI Airport PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Isaac Kgosi with Peter Magosi during the arrest at SSKI Airport PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

On Tuesday night, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) arrested its former Director General, Isaac Kgosi at the airport, upon his arrival from abroad with family.

The Alliance for Progressives (AP) has on many occasions expressed grave concern about the DIS under Kgosi and the need to investigate dire allegations of corruption and possible violations of human rights, with a view to possible prosecution in the event of the existence of compelling evidence.

Even more fundamentally, we have consistently poured scorn over the existence and nourishment of a structure of oppression, a creature of legislation, the DIS, empowered to do as it pleases, without any rigorous oversight mechanism in place.

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