Wildlife officers sue government

Chief Justice Dibotelo
Chief Justice Dibotelo

The Department of Wildlife officers have taken the government to court for outstanding subsistence allowances of over P4 million.

The 111 officers around the Maun, Kasane, Serowe, Molepolole, Gantsi and Tsabong areas brought the matter before court following government’s failure to pay them within the 30 days stated in their Statutory Notice.

The matter that came before court yesterday was pushed further to December 18, 2015 with the hope that the parties would amicably resolve the matter. Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo said the matter should have not reached the court in the first place, but should have been dealt with administratively.

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