Maun High Court to ease costs, long travel

Chief Justice Terence Rannowane.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Chief Justice Terence Rannowane.PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The establishment of a High Court Division in Maun is expected to bring justice closer to the people and ease long distances travelled by litigants and the public.

Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane said the division would enhance easy access to justice and reduce the distance travelled and costs incurred by litigants and the public around the region. 

“The 500km that was travelled to the second city was too costly. The time and cost saved will be directed at case disposal and backlog reduction as well as bringing justice closer to our people,” he said. 

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