Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter

Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter
Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter

FRANCISTOWN: A man charged with manslaughter has offered a mea culpa (acknowledgement of wrongdoing) during his appearance before the High Court on Tuesday.

Initially, Teko Bareki (44) was charged with murdering Ngunyane Letang at Jamataka village in the Central District of Botswana on May 27 in 2005.

However, when Bareki, who is currently in jail, appeared before Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo, Bianca Ockhuizen from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) applied for the substitution of the charge sheet.

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