Molebatsi denies fraud allegations

Molebatsi Molebatsi PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Molebatsi Molebatsi PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Molebatsi Molebatsi, has been dragged before court by one of his business partners for allegedly fraudulently selling shares of a company despite allegedly knowing the shares were not his.

The Minister, however, has vehemently denied all accusations levelled against him. Molebatsi, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mmadinare, is accused of being a 'fraudster' and 'costing' one businesswoman, Ethel Gampone, P1.8 million she allegedly paid for the said shares.

According to court papers filed before the Gaborone High Court on March 27, 2024 by the aggrieved businesswoman, Molebatsi, who is cited together with a company called Afritech Deports Proprietary Limited, allegedly entered into a contract with Gampone in 2018 in relation to shares for the same company.

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