Karate court fight delayed

Court action: Former president Bathai PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Court action: Former president Bathai PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

A High Court case between the former Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) executive committee and the current officers, slated to commence this week, has been postponed.

The current committee's legal representative, Ofentse Khumomotse, revealed that the scheduled status hearing on Monday has been rescheduled to September due to the unavailability of a judge at the Lobatse High Court.

The applicants in the matter include former BOKA executive members Karabo Samuel, Tshepho Bathai, Samuel Dire, and David Hobona, represented by Wellington Attorneys. The cited respondents are Mpho Bakwadi, Moemedi Nthapelelang, Othusitse Dick, Kemmonye Seletamotse, Keorapetse Dube, Union Kgafela, Francois Alberts, Bose Caiphus, Botswana Shito-Ryu Federation, Botswana Hayashi-Ha Karate Union, JKA Botswana, International Shotokan Karate Federation, and International Ryushin-Kan Karate Do Federation.

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