Precedent on Kgosi's arrest warrant overlooked

Kgosi at Maboane PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Kgosi at Maboane PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

The courts may be called upon to scrutinise the warrant of arrest of Isaac Kgosi and the More v The Attorney General could be a source of headache.

This is because one Magisterial District cannot issue a warrant of arrest over a matter arising in another magisterial jurisdiction.

Newspapers were awash with reports that Kgosi’s warrant of arrest was issued in Mahalapye within the Central Magisterial District. Kgosi is a resident of Gaborone.

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