BDP councillor to be sentenced today


Extension II Magistrate Tshoganetso Atamelang will today sentence the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Nominated councillor, Daniel Modise. Modise was convicted two weeks ago of a single count of indecent assault.

He is currently in prison after he was found guilty. Modise allegedly indecently assaulted the complainant on or about February 15, 2022, in Old Naledi, Gaborone when he touched her body, in particular, her breasts and crotch area (private parts).

It is said that the complainant, who is a student, later told her teacher about the incident who then reported the matter to the police and subsequently told the complainant’s parents. It is alleged that the said incident happened while the student was alone at her grandmother’s home. It is said that on the day of the assault, the student had not gone to school on account of not feeling well.

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