Motswaledi murdered, say UDC

Duma Boko speaking to journalists yesterday PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME
Duma Boko speaking to journalists yesterday PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME

As the public awaits results of investigations into the death of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) deputy president, Gomolemo Motswaledi, two camps yesterday issued starkly different statements about what they believe was the cause of his death

UDC president Duma Boko told a press conference that preliminary reports by experts engaged by the party suggest Motswaledi was murdered.

He said while they were yet to receive the full report the initial pathology report pointed to foul play as it indicated there was blunt force trauma that resulted in Motswaledi’s death.

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