Basupi gets reprieve over JSC

Justice Garekwe PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Justice Garekwe PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: The Assistant Registrar of the High Court, Dumisani Basupi, was recently granted reprieve in a case in which the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) wanted him to be fired for allegedly abusing office and lying under oath.

According to the reasons advanced by Justice Mercy Garekwe, the relief sought by the Applicant (JSC) was premised on the following averments: a judgement of Justice Leatile Dambe (as she then was) that was placed before the Respondent for his consideration.

The judgement, Garekwe added, stemmed from a civil action against Basupi by one Dumi Serole who alleged that, whilst being a Magistrate in the past, the Respondent unlawfully detained him.

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