No show by DPP leads to acquittals


FRANCISTOWN: Principal Magistrate Sijabuliso Siziba dismissed a threat to kill case yesterday after the unexplained failure by the prosecution to attend court as scheduled.

The case involved Keotshepile Jacob who allegedly threatened to kill one Bantsi Makgothi in Francistown last year at Block 4.

Jacob’s attorney Baboki Dambe applied for the case to be dismissed after there was no appearance from the state. 

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Wearing of masks behind closed doors has been mandatory following the government’s August decision that the public was freed from masking in outdoor spaces.According to a press statement from the ministry, all other remaining COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing in schools and requirements for vaccination or PCR tests at ports of entry have also been relaxed.Statistics still show that hundreds still die daily due to the pandemic around...

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