Police Assaulter Granted Bail

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JWANENG: After heated arguments between the prosecution and defence lawyer, Magistrate Odirile Mokgatle was convinced that 33-year-old Kutlwano Tshikantwa, who allegedly assaulted a police officer on duty, was a bail candidate.

Tshikantwa was previously granted bail and his warrant of arrest was issued after he missed three court sessions which included a date of trial.

Defence lawyer, Kelebileone Malefo, argued that Tshikantwa had the right to liberty because he has previously informed the court why he missed one session. This was because he had to attend to an insurance company on matrimonial matters.

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