O` Mang, Botswana Police officers in alleged data fraud scandal
source: Sunday Standard
by Reuben Pitse
A number of senior police officers and Civil Registry officers in the Ministry of Home Affairs are reported to be behind an alleged security breach of the O’Mang national registration database in a bid to undermine the Botswana Police Service retirement programme.
This is reported to have spawned a burgeoning black market in forged O Mang identity cards which are used as false proof of age to evade mandatory retirement – Sunday Standard investigations have revealed.
A number of senior police officers who are past the mandatory retirement age are alleged to be conniving with Civil Registration officers to bring their birth dates forward so that they can [continue reading]