Brutality in Parliament

Parliament drama
Parliament drama

It was all drama when winter Parliament resumed yesterday as opposition MPs were mishandled, ordered out, with a group of security personnel grabbing, lifting and throwing the Gaborone Central MP onto the pavement of the House.

The dramatic turn of events, a first in the history of the National Assembly, followed a heated encounter over the electricity and water situation motion.

The bone of contention was the refusal by the deputy speaker Kagiso Molatlhegi’s  to grant Gaborone Central MP Phenyo Butale a chance to present an urgent motion on the national water and electricity crisis.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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