Lack of evidence sets 'fake doctor' free


Ofentse Obakeng Carrim is a freeman after being acquitted and discharged of the charge of personating a person employed in the public service by the Lobatse Magistrate’s court.

This followed a trial, which involved allegations of impersonation in the medical field, concluded with the court finding insufficient evidence to prove the accused's guilt beyond reasonable doubt.

The prosecution, represented by Attorney General, had assembled a list of seven witnesses to support its case. The trial focused on the events that occurred between May 19, 2020 and June 3, 2020 at Sbrana Psychiatric Hospital, Athlone Hospital and the Pioneer Border Post in Lobatse.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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