Witness absconds proceedings to do farming

JWANENG: A State witness, Keitsile Matswiri nearly landed in trouble yesterday when he told the Magistrate court that he missed court proceedings because he was busy at his farm.

With a smile, the 20-year-old told Magistrate Segametsi Basinyi that his farm was the only source of income and therefore would not waste time in court neglecting his livestock.

However, the magistrate who was not amused warned him that it was not a joke and he could be locked up in jail until the case was dealt with.

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