Slain ‘Fairgrounds CEO was gay, a druggie’

Michael Montshiwa
Michael Montshiwa

Running into an eight-year wait for justice, Modise David, the accused in the trial of the murdered Fairgrounds Holdings CEO, Michael Montshiwa, took the stand on Saturday.

David was also the deceased’s attorney and at times business associate. His testimony is perhaps the first time the court heard a blow-by-blow account of the last days leading up to the death of Montshiwa, who was described as a 'secretive, private man' when it came to his dealings. Giving sworn evidence, David told the court about the relationship he had with the late CEO.

The murder-accused lawyer said he met Montshiwa through a mutual friend and they too began a friendship, one which later turned into a business relationship.

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