I want information - death row inmate challenges

Gabaakanye PIC: KABO MPAETONA
Gabaakanye PIC: KABO MPAETONA

Death row inmate Patrick Gabaakanye has challenged Attorney General to provide him with information he deemed crucial for his application for clemency.

Gabaakanye, 58, was sentenced to death in 2014. The Court of Appeal confirmed the dead sentence. Yesterday, Gabaakanye petitioned Lobatse High Court judge, Tebogo Tau, that he needed the information before he could proceed with the application.

His lawyer, Martin Dingake, stressed that the information was needed for the prerogative of mercy.

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