Khama loses

Ian Khama FILE PIC
Ian Khama FILE PIC

Former president, Ian Khama has lost a case in which he was challenging the interpretation and constitutionality of section 5(1)(b) of the Extradition Act of 1962 1 (the Act) before the South African High Court.

Khama, who is facing criminal charges in Botswana, had moved swiftly and approached the South African court with a view to block his ‘impending’ extradition following the issuance of a warrant of arrest by a local magistrate in December 2022.

This is despite the fact that Botswana is yet to lodge an extradition request with the South African government, where Khama has been exiled for over two years allegedly in fear for his life.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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