It’s your own doing - court tells DIS

Monametsi Gaongalelwe
Monametsi Gaongalelwe

The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) has been told that the former president Ian Khama’s State house 4 was sealed and rendered inaccessible by their own doing while they have failed to act urgently on the matter despite claiming national security threat.

DIS, who were complaining to the court that the inaccessibility of the premises would compromise their investigations, were denied an expedited appeal for the search warrant. They wanted to appeal on urgency after they were denied the search warrant by Justice Ranier Busang of Lobatse High Court.

Justice Monametsi Gaongalelwe when explaining his denial to grant the spy unit said they could not complain of inconvenience because it was the unit’s own team that sealed the premises and that it is their own doing that they cannot access it. “What renders these submissions untenable is that it is spy unit’s own team that sealed the premises rendering it inaccessible.

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