Seretse applies for Masisi, Khama cross- examination

Seretse PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Seretse PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

A corruption accused, Bakang Seretse has applied for the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) case to be referred to oral evidence stating that President Mokgweetsi Masisi and former president, Ian Khama be called into the dock and be subjected to examination. 

Seretse who is implicated in the P250 million NPF money laundering scandal, argued that nothing can be solved by a way of affidavits since President Masisi and Khama benefited from fund but they were never subjected to investigations.

“The primary dispute is as to whether the transaction out of which amounts in issue were obtained by me was tainted with illegality, rendering restraint and asset forfeiture proceedings necessary. This is an application for the calling of oral evidence on account of a dispute of fact that cannot be resolved on affidavits as filed,” he said.

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