Gaolathe rallies behind Makgophe, Katlholo


FRANCISTOWN: In law, a presumption of innocence means that any defendant in a criminal trial is assumed to be guiltless until such guilt is proven.

As such, a prosecutor is required to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the person committed the crime if that person is to be convicted. To do so, proof must be shown for every single element of a crime.

However, president of the Alliance for Progressives (AP), Ndaba Gaolathe jumped the gun at the party’s elective congress over the weekend when he vouched for the innocence of the suspended Botswana Police Service (BPS) commissioner, Keabetswe Makgophe, and the Director General of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), Tymon Katlholo.

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