Another BDP activist in a defilement case

BDP Headquaters, In Francistown the party has suspended its operative on aligation of defilment 
PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
BDP Headquaters, In Francistown the party has suspended its operative on aligation of defilment PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

FRANCISTOWN: The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has finally resolved to suspend its branch secretary for Francistown East in order to allow him to clear his name against defilement charges levelled against him.

The party’s Francistown East branch secretary, Boikanyo Bateng was recently charged with defilement by the Francistown Magistrates Court. Until his suspension this week Wednesday, Bateng was still holding his position in the party.

He initially pleaded guilty to defilement during his earlier appearance but later changed his plea. After his initial guilty plea, Bateng reportedly spent more than two weeks in police custody.

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A step in the right direction

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