Dibotelo denies allegations against him

Dibotelo has denied almost all allegations levelled against him
Dibotelo has denied almost all allegations levelled against him

FRANCISTOWN: The Chief Justice (CJ) Maruping Dibotelo has responded to the founding affidavit of four judges who made an application to restrain the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), the CJ as the JSC’s chairperson and the Attorney General (AG) from carrying out any disciplinary hearing against them pending their institution of judicial review proceedings.

The judges - Justices Tshepo Motswagole, Lot Moroka, Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe and Godfrey Nthomiwa want the court to review and set aside a decision by the JSC to open and continue with an investigation against them in respect of a petition dated August 17, 2015.

According to the judges’ founding affidavit, their application stems from their annual judicial conference that was held in Mahalapye from July 30 and 31, 2015 where the infamous housing allowance issue that led to the suspension of some judges cropped up.

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