Court acquits attorney Leburu

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Attorney Friday Leburu has been acquitted and discharged in a case in which he was accused of removing evidence contrary to section 119 as read with 33 of the Penal Code.

Leburu was said to have, on or about June 13, 2016, at Gaborone, knowing that an Aston Martin vintage car of registration number ADL 1968, black in colour, may be required as evidence in a judicial proceeding, with intent thereby to prevent it from being used in evidence, removed it from Botswana to South Africa.

The car belonged to his client one Farai Mangobe, who was being investigated for fraud and money laundering but had allegedly fled to South Africa.

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