Murder Case Law Could Favour Nephew

Murder Case Law Could Favour Nephew
Murder Case Law Could Favour Nephew

FRANCISTOWN: Although Teko Bareki, 44, will surely receive an imprisonment term for killing his uncle, Letang Mbunyane, 64, in 2005, there is a chance that after Bareki is sentenced, he may not even spend another day in prison.

Mbunyane met his death after he uttered words to the effect that his nephew, Bareki, had a disease that he could potentially transmit for having such a propensity for sleeping around with older women in Jamataka village, mentioning his own wife Tekanyo Mbunyane amongst them.

This possible scenario was alluded to on Friday when Bareki’s attorney, Charles Tlagae made mitigatory submissions before Justice Barnabas Nyamadzabo. “This offence occurred in 2005 at approximately 10pm at a drinking hole where the accused, deceased and his wife were drinking a traditional beverage. It is apparent in the facts that all patrons at the drinking hole were drunk...” “On that night it is clear that without any justification, the accused uttered words that provoked the accused.

Editor's Comment
Women's bodies are not a man's playground!

In most of these cases, all this violence is done in the name of love! Love is a beautiful thing and no one who claims to love another can ever wish harm on the object of their affection let alone inflict pain upon them.A few weeks ago, the nation was shaken following the gruesome murder of two little innocent souls by their father, who after that painful act committed suicide. One of the biggest challenges that we face as a nation is that we...

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