Deathrow inmate pins hope on Ngakaagae


Death row inmate Atlholang Mujanki, whose matter was supposed to be heard on Friday, begged the Court of Appeal (CoA) to postpone his case to the next session because he wants lawyer Kgosietsile Ngakaagae to be part of his counsel.

Ngakaagae, who is the co-counsel in the case, was not in court and was said to be sick. Justice Lot Moroka of the Francistown High Court in 2021 sentenced Mujanki, a former Botswana Police Service (BPS) officer to death for murdering his ex-girlfriend, Bokani Socks who was a former nurse at the Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital.

Underlining the death penalty in his sentence at the time, Moroka said it was clear that Mujanki murdered Socks in cold blood after meticulously planning to do so.

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