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July 24, 2024
LAW & CRIMEMaseru

TWO MORE OFFICERS SUMMONED TO THE COMMISSION

Maseru, June. 21 — The Evidence Leader, Advocate Makhele Sekati wants two more officers to be summoned to the Commission of inquiry at Maseru Central Correctional Institution (MCCI). 

This he said today, Friday when it appeared on December 22, 2023 footage that the said officers whose names were mentioned during Assistant Commissioner, Tsoto Manaka’s cross examination that they took part in assaulting inmates that led to Bokang Tsoako losing his life while others were injured.

These officers are said to have amongst others pinned and stepped on Tsoako.as portrayed by the footage.

Meanwhile, the Assistant Commissioner indicated although it is not clear as to what they are pinning down, but he believes that is the deceased as he was in the office the officers were in at the time of assault.

The Agency established that as he was watching the footage and being cross examined, more names kept on coming and the Commission will then summon such officers.

Commission’s time has been extended from two months until September end to allow for covering of all angles and issues emerging, the Agency has established.

Over and above that, The Ministry of Justice and Law budget has been extended from 2. 2 million to now over M 7 million.

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