Big Fish Off The Hook

Attorney General, Athalia Molokomme
Attorney General, Athalia Molokomme

FRANCISTOWN: High-ranking government officials were not found guilty of contempt of court in a case involving two Ugandan refugees who were denied the right to consult their attorneys.

Passing judgement on Friday in the contempt of Court case in Francistown Justice Lot  Moroka  said that it was not shown how the Attorney General violated the court order.

Hev also  ruled that the commissioners of police and prisons did not violate the court order because it was not personally served on them.The judge rather put the blame on the  two police officers who  refused Dingake to consult his clients confidentially.

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GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

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