Murder Convict Ntwaagae Freed

Ntwaagae (holding a white plastic bag)
Ntwaagae (holding a white plastic bag)

The Court of Appeal has freed Matshidiso Ntwaagae, the woman who was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in jail in 2011 for hacking her boyfriend to death.

On releasing Ntwaagae on Thursday, Justice Monametsi Gaongalelwe said that the state had failed to successfully discredit the defence’ argument that the former waitress at O’Hagans in Gaborone, killed her boyfriend, Pule Letota in self-defence.

Gaongalelwe said the state had failed to provide irrefutable evidence to the effect that Ntwaagae was the aggressor and that the murder was pre-meditated.

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