Archive for January 14th, 2008

source: Mmegi

BAME PIET
STAFF WRITER

The police plan to engage a South African company to investigate the fire that gutted the Auto City Warehouse along Kudumatse Road in Gaborone West Industrial Site on Tuesday afternoon.

The company – Hexagon Fire Investigators – specialises in investigating major fires.

Assistant Superintendent, Dipheko Motube said this week that Hexagon is an affiliate of the International Association of Arson Investigators whose headquarters are in the United States of America. He said that the Botswana police have no expertise in investigating huge fires, especially when it is not clear whether they were caused by arson or accident. “In the Botswana police, we deal with cases of arson where a person was seen by others causing the fire,” Motube said. He added that [continue reading]