Mabua blamed over Daisy Loo aquittals

With all Gaborone City Council employees having been cleared of any wrongdoing in the Daisy Loo Botswana, the High Court has laid blame at the feet of the former town clerk, Margaret Mabua.

In his judgement, Justice Singh Walia says that the evidence that Mabua at the trial court was "devoid of truth."Resultantly, the judge expressed perplexity that then Regional Magistrate, Barnabas Nyamadzabo, found her to be a credible witness.

Tagged "PW 5" (prosecution witness Number 5) Mabua is described in Walia's judgement as "the all-important witness for the state" and "the central player in the whole scheme of things." The one crucial puzzle of the case is with regard to who, in 2004, authorised Daisy Loo to do bush clearance and grass-cutting work along Segoditshane River at a cost of P24 million when GCC was in no position to afford such expense.

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