Court official charged for stealing records

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FRANCISTOWN: A principal bench clerk at the Francistown Magistrates’ Courts, Patrick Gaborekwe, and two men, Meshack Morapedi and Future Gobagoba, were denied bail on Tuesday

The trio is charged with conspiracy to defeat the ends of justice. The particulars of the offence are that during the month of November 2015, at a date unknown to the prosecution at the Francistown Magistrate Courts, the accused conspired  to have Gaborekwe steal two court records concerning Gobagoba and Morapedi, thus defeating the ends of justice for the duo.

In the second count, the state alleges that Gaborekwe on or about November 11 at the Francistown Magistrates Court, being a person employed in the public service, stole two court records being the property of state. In the last count, the state alleges that Morapedi and Gobagoba on November 11 near Engen Filling station in Francistown received from Gaborekwe two court records knowing that the aforesaid court records had been stolen.

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