Morupisi withdraws appeal, faces uncertainty

Morupisi and his wife in consultation with his attorney, Manewe at the High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Morupisi and his wife in consultation with his attorney, Manewe at the High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Carter Morupisi, whose harboured ambition for political office is as good as a shot in the dark following his infamy, has filed a withdrawal of his pending appeal before the Court of Appeal (CoA).

There is a likelihood that the court might vary his sentence depending on the circumstances.

The state has not outrightly accepted Morupisi's desire to withdraw the appeal, citing that it offends the CoA rules. The former Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) and now the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) chairperson has indicated his intention to withdraw the appeal through a notice of withdrawal dated February 29, 2024.


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