Motorsport body suspends president

SUSPENDED: Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) president, Simon Modisaemang
SUSPENDED: Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) president, Simon Modisaemang

The Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) has slapped its president, Simon Modisaemang with an indefinite suspension, Sport Monitor has learned.

Modisaemang had just returned to the BMS top seat earlier this year and previously had troubled tenures. This publication has been informed that Modisaemang had demanded an apology for an alleged defamation by the association against himself.

The administrator is said have been accused by the BMS leadership of using administrative funds for personal use in 2016. This resulted in the motorsport office in the country getting suspended by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) after internal bickering and failure to pay the affiliation licence fees.

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