LSB to sue Khama over Motumise rejection

Motumise
Motumise

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and senior attorney Omphemetse Motumise will soon approach the High Court to challenge President Ian Khama’s decision to reject the recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to appoint Motumise to the bench.

The LSB and Motumise will further approach the High Court to review the decision of JSC that its role is ‘advisory’ and therefore to accept the decision of the President. This follows the reports that Khama rejected JSC’s recommendation to  the appointment of Motumise as a judge of the High Court.

On March 18, 2015 the LSB executive secretary Tebogo Moipolai issued a notice to members informing them that a statutory notice was served on all affected parties and their legal representative, the Attorney General.

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