State clutching at straws in NPF looting

Judge Godfery Radijeng PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Judge Godfery Radijeng PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

It has been one desperate attempt after another by the State to salvage whatever is left of the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) scandal that left the country reeling in shock and disbelief.

In yet another case where State failed to recover more alleged missing assets from those who were fingered in the looting of P250 million belonging to the national treasury, prosecution has approached the Court of Appeal (CoA) for a saving grace.

Last year, the State lost an application before Gaborone High Court judge, Godfrey Radijeng where they had wanted to recover more assets linked to the missing funds from the NPF.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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