Mas­sive po­lice shakeup

Lesotho Times - - News - ’Marafaele Mohloboli­boli

THE Le­sotho Mountedd Po­lice Ser­vice is set for a mas­siveive shakeup next week, sources close to the mat­ter told the Le­sotho o Times last night.

The changes are the first to be ef­fected by new Po­lice Com­mis­sioner om­mis­sioner Mo­lahlehi Let­soepa.

Ac­cord­ing to the sources, urces, As­sis­tant Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice (ACP) Matšepo Soko, who iss in charge of op­er­a­tions, would move to Le­gal and In­ter­pol. ACP Maphatšoe, who was with In­ter­pol,, would now be head­ing the Spe­ciall Op­er­a­tions Unit (SOU).

ACP Mo­fo­keng Kolo (pic­tured), who was lead­ing the SOU,OU, has been moved to Regipol Cen­tral,ntral, while ACP Ler­ata Fobo, who was with Regipol Cen­tral, goes to thehe South.

ACP Le­nea, who was s lead­ing Regipol South, would be mov­ing to the Op­er­a­tions Unit and takeover from ACP Soko. ACP Bo­hang Lin­tle Mo­er­ane, who is head­ing the Strate­gic Man­age­ment Sup­port Ser­vices, would be go­ing to the IC&D (In­ter­nal Com­plaints and Dis­ci­plines).

Hu­man Re­sources Man­ager, Se­nior In­spec­tor Thoma Sephaphathi, is set to take-over the Thamae Po­lice Post.

“There are other changes that are also go­ing to come into ef­fect on 19 Novem­ber,” the sources said.

How­ever, po­lice spokesper­son Clifford Molefe last night said he was not aware of the changes.

“I am not dis­put­ing what you are ask­ing me, and nei­ther am I con­firm­ing any­thing. I will ver­ify what you are ask­ing once I get to the of­fice to­mor­row morn­ing,” he said.

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