Let the law take its course

News that Member of Parliament (MP) for Lobatse, also the former minister of the then Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Thapelo Matsheka has been detained for questioning in connection with little Tlotso Karema’s murder left many in shock.

When the news broke, a fierce debate ensued. While some members of the public believe that the law should take its cause, there is a section of the population that believes the move to detain the MP is politically motivated.

Matsheka has been in the custody of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security since August 2 and the warrant of arrest was allegedly obtained on August 4, two days later.

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