DIS escapes punishment for 'lying' against Khama

Ian Khama official House PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Ian Khama official House PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has refused to grant former president Ian Khama punitive costs against the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) for what he called ‘lies’.

This is despite the court admitting that it was wrong of the DIS to conceal and deny him the opportunity to deal with material documents that should have formed part of the record proceedings.

Khama had wanted the court to punish the intelligence agency with punitive costs for lying and concealing information before courts.

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