Khama’s application is incompetent - State


The State says former president Ian Khama’s application to challenge his warrant of arrest is incompetent and fatally defective. Khama has dragged the government to court as a matter of urgency to challenge his warrant of arrest. The State now believes that Khama has failed to show why his application was urgent.

In papers filed on Friday, the State through the Attorney General (AG) says it intends to oppose Khama’s application because they (State) believes that he (Khama) in his papers failed to justify why his matter was urgent and has failed to meet requirements.

“The application is incompetent for the reason that the matter is not urgent in the sense contemplated by order 12, Rules of this court and whatever urgency is there is self created,” reads the State notice of intention to raise points of law.

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