Fresh judgment day for Masilo

End- game: Masilo is facing judgement
End- game: Masilo is facing judgement

Village Magistrate Court will today hand down judgment in the high profile case where Thabo Masilo is accused of robbery and rape.

Following a prominent trial in which graphic allegations were made against Masilo, all eyes will be on whether Chief Magistrate, Linah Oahile-Mokibe will finally pronounce her verdict after two postponements. After a postponement from December 24, judgment was expected yesterday but this never came to pass.

Masilo pleaded not guilty and denies charges of violently raping and robbing a young woman in Phase 4 in Gaborone West on August 9, 2012.

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