Kasane teen charged for likening First Lady to local comedian

First Lady Neo Masisi and (right) Comedian William Motsetserepa
First Lady Neo Masisi and (right) Comedian William Motsetserepa

A Kasane teenager has been charged with likening the First Lady, Neo Masisi to a local comedian called William Motsetserepa.

The 19-year-old teen, Moniwe Nicholas Kamwi was charged with use of offensive electronic communication. The offence is contrary to Section 18 of the Cyber Crime and Computer Related Crime Act No. 18 of Botswana laws.

According to the particulars of the offence, the accused person on or about November 11, 2019 at or near Newcastle in Kazungula in the Chobe District, willfully and maliciously used electronic communication by posting on his Facebook account a photo of the First Lady.

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