Committee to discuss merging Local,Botswana Police

source: Mmegi

A committee to determine the aftermath of the merging of the Local and Botswana Police in as far as how it will affect the justice system in the Kgotla will soon be set up.

Minister of Justice, Defence and Security, Ramadeluka Seretse said his ministry is in the process of setting up such a committee in response to Kgosi Seikgotheng Ntshombiwa of Xhomo village in the Boteti Sub District who had decried the removal of local police officers in the Kgotla saying it has affected their daily operations.

In an interview Seretse said though they felt enough consultation was done when the decision was made there is confusion surrounding the whole process and that calls for an urgent need to meet. He said some Dikgosi are not comfortable with new developments, like delegating people to flog convicted people. Recently Seretse said in an interview with Botswana Television that [continue reading]


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