Justice Walia refuses to recuse himself

Judge Walia
Judge Walia

Gaborone High Court Judge, Justice Singh Walia has refused to recuse himself from a matter in which a defence attorney accused him of pre-judging a defendant.

On Monday, Walia ruled that he would not be stepping down from the matter as requested by defence attorney Friday Leburu.

“I am afraid there are no reasons as to why I should recuse myself and I won’t be doing that. The application for recusal had no merits,” he said.

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Stop the children killing madness!

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