Kgathi under fire from opposition MPs

Kgathi
Kgathi

The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi came under attack from opposition MPs after he made a statement that rubbed them the wrong way.

Reading from a prepared statement in Parliament, the minister earned the wrath of the opposition when he asserted that soldiers were agitated by remarks uttered by Leader of Opposition, Duma Boko that some of them were pledging their support to Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

Kgathi quoted different newspapers, which captured Boko’s words while addressing a political rally during the recent council by-elections. This however invited attacks from opposition MPs who felt that Parliament was out of order by allowing Kgathi to bring issues of rallies into the chambers.

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