Seretse Seeks Court Protection

Seretse and his lawyer Ngakaagae leaving the Court of Appeal PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Seretse and his lawyer Ngakaagae leaving the Court of Appeal PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The controversial Kgori Capital asset manager, Bakang Seretse wants the court to protect him from what he alleges is uncalled for behaviour from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Seretse, who on Friday told the court that he is currently on the streets due to his property being put under judicial restraint, is demanding it back explaining that what DPP did was a clear eviction.

The house was last week seized and put under judicial restraint by the Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) with the help of the DPP. The house is one of the many assets seized under the investigation for allegedly having been bought by the proceeds of crime involving millions of pula that went missing from the National Petroleum Fund (NPF). Through his lawyer, Seretse approached the Court of Appeal on urgency seeking to stay the order that was issued against his house.

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