Murder accused granted more time to plead

Justice Nthomiwa
Justice Nthomiwa

LOBATSE: A 26-year-old man appearing before Lobatse High Court for murder, stunned his lawyer and the prosecution when he asked for more time to plead, in an incident dating back to 2012.

Dimpho Kemoitse is accused of using two Okapi knives to stab his then girlfriend, Monyana Mbusi to death at Block 5 in Gaborone.  The deceased was a Form Five student at Masunga Senior Secondary School at the time.

Yesterday, Kemoitse told Justice Godfrey Nthomiwa that he was yet to discuss a plea with his lawyer.

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