Land fraudster bags three-year jail term

Land fraudster bags three-year jail term
Land fraudster bags three-year jail term

FRANCISTOWN: More Batswana are falling victim to fraudsters who swindle innocent people out of their hard-earned money with a promise to sell them plots.

Francistown Magistrate Thapelo Buang noted the public outcry on Friday when sentencing Gift Maposa, who also goes by the alias Buzwani Poloko, to five years in prison for two counts of obtaining by false pretences.

Maposa landed in hot soup after he defrauded Kuda Mari of P16,000 on two occasions claiming to sell to her a plot at Shashemooke village in August 2020.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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