DIS was funded from Disaster Funds

source: The Botswana Gazette
Written by AUBREY LUTE
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 00:00

• OP officer said to have attempted suicide after interrogation by PAC
• Skelemani did not follow procedures in approving the funds The money used to establish the Directorate of Intelligence Security (DIS) was sourced from funds set aside for the National Disaster Relief Fund, according to a government source.

It is understood that Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) interrogated an Office of the President official who was partly responsible for authorising the money. The Gazette was informed that the officer attempted suicide after he was questioned by the PAC.

The NDRF was established by government in 1996 to provide assistance to natural disaster victims, to meet their life sustaining needs such as shelter, food and sanitary facilities. It is administered by [continue reading]

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