The President can be sued � LSB

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Contrary to public perception, the President can be sued during his term in office, said attorney Tshiamo Rantao last night.

Rantao, who is leading a team of lawyers representing the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) in challenging a decision by President Ian Khama to reject Omphemetse Motumise’s appointment to the bench of the High Court, told a press briefing that the President is not immune to prosecution.

In the case against the President, set for mid-April, the LSB will also cite the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) as the Respondent, and any other person who may be appointed as acting judge. 

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