State appeals Saleshando suspension judgement


The state has filed an appeal before the Court of Appeal seeking to overturn the judgement in which the Leader of Opposition (LoO) in Parliament Dumelang Saleshado had challenged his suspension from the National Assembly back in July 2021.

Justice Gabriel Komboni of the Gaborone High Court had ruled that his suspension from the House was illegal, therefore set aside the decision of the National Assembly Speaker, Phandu Skelemani.

The Attorney General (AG) and the Speaker, cited as applicants in the matter, say the High Court’s decision was wrong on comprehensive consideration of all the factual and legal questions raised in the matter. “The High Court erred in all matters including the matters of public policy to which the court gave altogether no consideration and the far-reaching implications for the rest of the country of the decisions at which the court has arrived and the manner in which it did so,” reads the court papers.

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