Judges Caution Election Petitions Parties

Omphemetse Motumise
Omphemetse Motumise

Gaborone High Court panel of judges consisting of Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe, Omphemetse Motumise and Itumeleng Segopolo hearing election petitions have cautioned litigants against stretching the proceedings.

They emphasised that the cases have to be tried within the statutory 90 days as per the Independent Electoral Commission Act (IEC Act).

During the elections petition Friday, the Judges said their view is that the scheduling of findings should conclude before the end of year. 

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