Ex-cop 'guilty' of wife's murder

Ex-cop 'guilty' of wife's murder
Ex-cop 'guilty' of wife's murder

FRANCISTOWN: A former cop turned laboratory technician has been convicted of murdering his wife.

Passing judgement recently at the High Court, Justice Bengbame Sechele said the State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that Mogomotsi Legae, 41, had murdered Olerato Legae, a meteorological services worker, on July 13, 2016 in Letlhakane.

Justice Sechele said since Legae had initially admitted to murdering Olerato but later changed his plea, the question that arises is whether or not he perpetrated the crime.

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