Butale’s half a million pula presidency cost

Troubles ahead: Butale faces hefty legal costs PIC:MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Troubles ahead: Butale faces hefty legal costs PIC:MORERI SEJAKGOMO

In his pursuit for restoration as the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) president, Biggie Butale has thus far accumulated costs estimated at over P500,000.

According to documents seen by this publication, attorneys Kago Mokotedi and Joram Matomela legal bills thus far stand at over P300,000. As if that is not enough, through a notice of demand for security of costs, the BPF, its national executive committee (NEC) and Mephato Reatile, the current party helmsman has filed with courts a claim of P200,000 as security of costs against Butale.

According to the Administration of Justice website, in principle, security for costs is not intended to be full indemnity for the respondent in case the appellant is not successful in the appeal.

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