Montshiwa drug use, dealings come to light

The late Montshiwa. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The late Montshiwa. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Former Fairground Holdings boss, Michael Montshiwa’s murder trial opening took a dizzying turn as allegations of drug use and dealings before death at the hands of a gunman were revealed in court, Monday last week.

Montshiwa, who was killed at his Block 6 home in October 2015, is said to have been allegedly derailed from his initial business of large scale importation of cigarettes to drug dealing, which could have led to his death as he was also alleged to have been withdrawing large sums of money at the time.

Defence lawyer, Ofentse Khumomotse in the case against the accused, David Modise, told one of the witnesses, Kevin Mokotedi, a friend of the former boss on Friday during the trial that the deceased was not only on drugs but also sold them.

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Shame on the Police!

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