‘Is my client going to be prosecuted for witchcraft?’

Kopong murder accused, (Lto R) Kebalemoge Ntsebe,Outlwile Aston,Leufty Kosie and Oageng Letsholo PIC: PINNE BOTHOKO
Kopong murder accused, (Lto R) Kebalemoge Ntsebe,Outlwile Aston,Leufty Kosie and Oageng Letsholo PIC: PINNE BOTHOKO

Attorney Unangoni Tema has asked court if it intends to prosecute his client over witchcraft allegations.

Tema is representing Outlwile Aston, who is accused of killing his wife, Barulaganye Aston, a teacher butchered at Kopong two months ago.

Aston is charged for the murder of his wife alongside Oageng Moagi Letsholo (46), Leufty Gaolemogwe Kosie (47) and Kebaleboge Ntsebe (42), a traditional doctor. Appearing before Magistrate Jobbie Moilatshimo, Tema said the State alleges that his client (Aston) had a conversation with Ntsebe with the intention to practice witchcraft.

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