All Eyes On Butale Over Customs Discrepancy

Biggie Butalle. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Biggie Butalle. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

An encounter between the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) and the Botswana Patriotic Front president, Biggie Butale, over a customs incident has left inconsistencies on the ‘undeclared’ amounts of money in question.

Butale has hit the headlines since Thursday following he and his wife’s interrogation by customs officials upon their arrival from South Africa at the Ramotswa Border Post.

The couple was interrogated on allegations that they were carrying ‘undisclosed and undeclared’ amounts of money in their car. The search attracted great attention after customs engaged sniffer dogs to carry out the search.

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