AG to defend police, prison heads in Ugandans� suit

Motlalekgosi will be represented by the AG
Motlalekgosi will be represented by the AG

The Attorney General will defend Commissioner of Police, Keabetswe Makgophe and Commissioner of Prisons, Silas Motlalekgosi against an attempt by two Ugandan refugees to have the law enforcement bosses locked up for contempt of court.

This week the government lawyer notified attorneys for Musa Isabirye and Timothy Yamin that Makgophe and Motlalekgosi shall, at the hearing of the matter, oppose the relief sought by the applicants.

Last week the two Ugandan political refugees filed an application in court charging Makgophe and Motlalekgosi with contempt of court and seeking their committal in prison.

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