Salakae petitions vote results as UDC members chase IEC truck

Gantsi District parked at the High Court. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gantsi District parked at the High Court. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) parliamentary hopeful for Gantsi North, Noah Salakae has petitioned the outcome of the constituency parliamentary results at the Gaborone High Court.

Salakae lost to the Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Johane Thiite by a margin of 176 votes.

There was drama on Wednesday when UDC members followed the Charles Hill Sub District Council truck, registration number B 305 AWA, all the way from Gantsi to Gaborone suspecting it carried “explosive elections rigging evidence”.

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