DIS triumphs against 'Butterfly'

NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET: Welheminah ‘Butterfly' Maswabi
NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET: Welheminah ‘Butterfly' Maswabi

Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) has won against ex-agent, Welheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi and will get another chance to prosecute the former spy if the agency so wishes.

The Court of Appeal (CoA) gave the DIS a second chance on Friday after the agency appealed Maswabi’s acquittal and discharge from all the charges by the High Court in August 2021.

The CoA set aside the orders that were issued by trial court judge, Zein Kebonang that acquitted her of all charges last year and even set aside the orders that referred those involved in her prosecution for investigations.

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