Trial dates set for Moatlhodi's 'child maltreatment' case

Pono Moatlhodi
Pono Moatlhodi

FRANCISTOWN: The trial of the former speaker of the National Assembly and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) activist, Pono Moatlhodi and two others, have been set for next year.

The state alleges that Moatlhodi, Maranyane Kebitsang and Nnyana Kebitsang acting in concert subjected Kesego Olekantse, 11, to inhuman treatment on January 30, 2019 in Tonota by assaulting him.

They are also alleged to thereafter unleashed a vicious dog to bite Olekantse causing him puncture wounds and bruises on his face and body contrary to the Children’s Act.

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