How Notwane escaped with a light fine


The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Disciplinary Committee has fined Notwane P4,000 after they were found guilty of taking a football matter to court, a sentence largely viewed as a slap on the wrist.

Notwane, unlike BDF XI made attempts to seek recourse through football structures before taking their complaint to the High Court, which is the reason why they got off with a light sentence.

According to the judgement delivered last week Thursday, Notwane received a lighter sentence as they had made efforts to get the BFA to listen to their case.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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