Danster�s mother deserves no compensation � Moroka


LOBATSE: An attorney representing De Beers resident director and chairperson of Vision 2036 presidential task team, Neo Moroka, in a lawsuit where Margaret Danster, the mother of Kealeboga Danster, the 18-year-old farm worker who was allegedly shot dead by Moroka last year, has argued that the claim for compensation by Danster’s family has no foundation since the future of their child was not known to anyone.

Moroka allegedly shot dead Kealeboga Danster on April 22, 2014 at Makopong farm. Moroka admitted to killing Kealeboga but indicated that it was an accident as he intended to shoot a dog.

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) withdrew the matter in September last year due to ‘insufficient evidence to prosecute’.

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