No end in sight for BPF/Butale legal strife


FRANCISTOWN: For suspended Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) president, Biggie Butale, late former president of South Africa’s book, “Long Walk to Freedom” somehow describes his predicament.

The BPF suspended Butale late last year following allegations that he had sexually violated a female student party activist amongst others. But Butale denies the allegations.

He says that the allegations are politically motivated by some very powerful people within the BPF who want to replace him as president of Botswana’s last born in politics.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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