CoA judges in a shock

Anthony Khama FILE PIC
Anthony Khama FILE PIC

Court of Appeal (CoA) judges were on Tuesday this week left confused by Gaborone High Court judge, Chris Gabanagae’s ruling in which Anthony Khama sought the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) to release his property.

Khama had been fighting for his property to be released to him after his farm, Kenmoir, was searched by the DIS and his property seized in 2021 as the spy unit went on a raid looking for guns from former President Ian Khama’s properties.

His (Anthony's case) was dismissed by Justice Gabanagae as he ruled that the application was not urgent. The bench of Justices Tebogo Tau, Lakhvinder Singh Walia and Isaac Lesetedi when hearing Khama’s appeal said they were surprised that the application was dismissed on urgency but at the same time the judge went ahead to deal with the merits of the case when he should have not done that.

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