BDP confident of retaining Ledumadumane East seat

BDP might win Ledumadumane-East by-election PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDP might win Ledumadumane-East by-election PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

While it seems that the recent controversial Criminal and Procedure (Controlled Investigations) Bill (2022) that was approved by Parliament to be debated as a matter of urgency may have ruffled people’s feathers because it encroaches on their civil liberties, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is worried that the Bill may cost it dearly in the upcoming weekend by-election at Ledumadumane East ward in the Mogoditshane constituency and other by-elections, if any, in future. Mmegi Correspondent LEBOGANG MOSIKARE writes

FRANCISTOWN: The eavesdropping Bill has not only rubbed those in the political arena the wrong way but it has also been dismissed by some lawyers, academics and apolitical bodies in equal measure as an unwelcome law.

The Bill was also reportedly not well received by some BDP legislators who feel that it is going to intrude into the privacy of citizens’ lives once it is passed into law.

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