Motsepe slaps Sunday Standard with P5m lawsuit

Motsepe PIC: iol.co.za
Motsepe PIC: iol.co.za

South African business magnate, Patrice Motsepe, has instituted legal proceedings against local newspaper, Sunday Standard, demanding P5 million.

Motsepe through his attorneys, Armstrongs laid defamation charges over an article published by the newspaper on April 1, 2019 titled ‘New Jerusalem Vic Falls Secret Meeting Scuttled’. 

According to the court papers, the article contained the following statement of and concerning Motsepe: “By Friday, a team of Botswana Police Service officers were investigating a number of security companies which are allegedly being used to smuggle campaign money into the country.  This followed unconfirmed reports that South African mining tycoon Patrice Motsepe who is also brother to Brigette had donated R22 million to Venson-Moitoi’s campaign, which had already been smuggled into Botswana”. 

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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