Law Society wants Dibotelo impeached

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has joined the fray for the impeachment of the Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo and the three judges who retracted their signatures to the petition.

The LBS said the latest actions of the Chief Justice and the judges called for them to either resign or face impeachment. The three judges; Bengbame Sechele, Kholisani Solo and Barnabas Nyamadzabo were among the 12 judges who signed a petition seeking the impeachment of the chief justice.

Last week, each wrote a letter to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) withdrawing their signatures, a move allegedly influenced by the Office of the President.

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