Motshegwa found guilty


Botswana Land Boards and Local Authorities and Health Workers’ Union (BLLAHWU) secretary general Ketlhalefile Motshegwa has been found guilty in all counts that he was facing.

Motshegwa was facing two counts of misconduct and he appeared before a Francistown City Council (FCC) disciplinary hearing recently.  There is a likelihood of him being dismissed from the public service.  In reaching the guilty verdict, Robert Rabasimane who was chairing the disciplinary hearing said failure by the respondent (Motshegwa) to report for duty coupled with lack of agreement on extended secondment constituted continued absence from duty without authority.

“In addition, it is prudent that I determine whether the employee in casu, was aware of such an instruction. “Correspondence between parties point to the fact that, there was both direct and indirect communication with the employee and the union relating to same.

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