MASERU- Police are busy with investigations following the untimely and shocking death of a 47 year old man of Sehlabeng, Berea on Friday, who was a security officer at the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL).
According to the police, they got a report at around 10.00 and 11.00 am.
“We received a report from the bank that a 47 year old man whose name is known to us, had shot himself. Apparently he went into the toilet and shot himself. He was later found dead. It still remains a mystery why the deceased shot himself and investigations are ongoing,” Sub-Inspector ’Mareabetsoe Mofoka told Lesotho Express.
Before joining the CBL, the man was a police officer.
The CBL has expressed utmost shock at this incident.
“It is with great shock and remorse that the Central Bank of Lesotho informs the public of the unfortunate incident that occurred on its premises on Friday 13th August 2021, where the Bank lost one of its members of staff.
“The Central Bank of Lesotho further informs the public that the matter is under investigation by the Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS). It is only after these investigations have been completed by LMPS that the full details of this unfortunate incident will be known. The Central Bank of Lesotho conveys its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, colleagues, friends and the nation as a whole on this unfortunate loss,” read the bank’s statement.