Incestuous father refuses to be fingerprinted � DPP

FRANCISTOWN: The prosecutor in a case in which a 60-year-old man was found guilty of impregnating his biological daughter has told the court that the accused had refused to be fingerprinted.

The man who is a former tribal leader in Masunga was convicted of raping his daughter at Newstands location in 2007. The assistant director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Nomsa Moatswi told Siziba that she was unable to give the court previous convictions of the accused because he refused to board a car in order to go for  fingerprinting.

She added: “I apply for the accused to be fingerprinted to ascertain his previous convictions if any.  I shall call the police officer to come and tell the court why the accused was not fingerprinted”.

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