Herdsman sues police for breach of contract

FRANCISTOWN: A herdsman employed to look after stray livestock (matimela) by the police in 1999 has sued his employers for breach of contract.

Before Justice Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe, Montshini Raphathi said yesterday that when he was employed, his contract stated that he would be paid using A2 scale.

But the police did not honour the agreement because they started to pay him in the lower A3 scale.

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