I will never recover should I be arrested-Khama

Ian Khama
Ian Khama

Former President Ian Khama has dragged Government to court over his warrant of arrest that was issued by the Regional Magistrate court last week, in papers seen by Mmegi, Khama says should he be arrested over a case which he (khama) believes has 'no evidence', he will never recover from the arrest even if vindicated at a later stage.

The urgent application will resume at the high court of Gaborone this week. When giving a background of his case, Khama says his summons was served on his lawyers, because he was out of the country .

“I state for completeness that I have never been served with the said summons and charge sheet personally. I am advised by my attorneys of record that by virtue of the said summons and charge sheet, that the 1st respondent (Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP)) has clearly taken a decision to charge me with several counts- some of which are purportedly continuing offences which allegedly date as far back as the 17th of July 1998 to date,” Khama says in his affidavit.

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