State witness faces the music

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JWANENG: Arnold Rapholo, who was given a chance to escape a robbery charge that attracts 10 years imprisonment, this week failed to give satisfying evidence before Magistrate Basetsana Keakantse and he was reinstated to join other accused in the dock immediately.

Rapholo was to relate events that led to the stealing of a generator, water pumps as well as assault of Jack Moilwa with the back of an axe. He said on February 17, 2015, he met with the other two accused, Dimpho Ghannie and Boikobo Tumisang and they agreed to go and steal a generator in Lefoko settlement.

Rapholo agreed to borrow a donkey cart and parked it some metres away from the yard to load the stolen items.

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