Fake DIS agents� bail application postponed

DIS impersonators... Alakanani Kiba, Thabo Sello and Victor Tachipula
DIS impersonators... Alakanani Kiba, Thabo Sello and Victor Tachipula

FRANCISTOWN: Justice Zibani Makhwade yesterday postponed to September 9 an application for bail pending appeal by three people who were convicted for fraudulently representing themselves as agents of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS).

Makhwade postponed the matter because he has not received the full-transcribed case record of the lower court that found the accused guilty.

Prior to postponing the matter, Makhwade said he only received part of the case record on Tuesday. The appellants, Alakanani Kiba, Thabo Sello and Victor Tachipulu were each sentenced to between six and eight years in jail.

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