Nonsense! - Khama rubbishes P100bn looting allegations

Ian Khama. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Ian Khama. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Former president Ian Khama has dismissed as ‘ridiculous’ allegations that he and Isaac Kgosi stole more than P100 billion from public coffers.

This has been revealed in an affidavit deposed in court in a case against a senior intelligence officer of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), Welheminah Maswabi, code named ‘Butterfly’.

It is alleged that Khama and the former spy chief, Kgosi instructed Bank of Botswana (BoB) to open three bank accounts that were used to loot public funds amounting to over P100 billion.

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