The embarrassment, humiliation is punishment enough – Morupisi

Carter Morupisi after court case PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Carter Morupisi after court case PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Convicted former Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Carter Morupisi has cried that the humiliation and embarrassment he suffered being charged, dragged before court, and subsequently being convicted of corruption and money laundering were enough punishment for him.

The embattled Morupisi on Wednesday had the court fully baffled when he backtracked on his initial decision not to mitigate before his sentencing and told court that he was ready to mitigate.

After taking the stand and explaining his supposedly colourful social standing and career, his attorney Busang Manewe made submissions on his mitigation in an effort to persuade the court to give him a lesser and non custodial sentence.

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