Kebonang lambasts the AG for ‘unruly’ behaviour


Justice Zein Kebonang of the Gaborone High Court has lambasted the Attorney General for its ‘unruly’ behaviour during a case in which former spy chief Isaac Kgosi wants his guns back.

Justice Kebonang was allocated the case after it was remitted back by the Court of Appeal to the High Court in August to be heard by a new judge after it was initially heard by retired Judge President Abednigo Tafa.

On Monday this week, Justice Kebonang hit hard at the AG’s behaviour after refusing to recuse himself from the case, an application that was brought by the State. Justice Kebonang said the conduct of the AG was a clear and present danger to the Administration of Justice because it was not for them to force an abrupt termination of the proceedings simply because it had an adverse ruling.

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