Gaoberekwe's body not yet interred

Family spokesperson Smith Moeti FILE PIC
Family spokesperson Smith Moeti FILE PIC

It is now a year and two months since the body of Pitseng Gaoberekwe has been in the mortuary awaiting burial. Gaoberekwe's family maintains that it has no intention to bury their father till the right thing is done.

It wants the government to allow it to bury their father in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Gaoberekwe’s body has been lying at the Joyce Funeral Parlour in Gantsi.

Late last year, the family raised its plan to approach the International Criminal Court of Justice after the Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed a case in which the family wanted to bury their late father in the CKGR. The CoA gave the family seven days to have buried the deceased and allowed them to bury him at any place of their choice apart from the CKGR.

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