Saturday, June 15, 2024

Ex-DIS agents caught at border on mission to ‘harm’ Botswana

A “harm” theme pervaded testimony by the Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services, Brigadier Peter Magosi, to parliament’s Public Accounts Committee.

Perhaps the most troubling was revelation by Magosi that in a year he didn’t name, an unspecified number of former DISS agents were “intercepted” at a border gate he didn’t name as they tried to slip out of the country in order to meet up with co-conspirators who wanted to “harm” Botswana. Naming the border gate would certainly have been helpful for purposes of identifying the neighbouring country where those operatives either met their co-conspirators or passed through on their way to the meeting.

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