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Councillor’s defilement case set for trial

CHARGED: Councillor Shanakane

A case in which Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Councillor for Medie/Kweneng, Edward Shanakane, has been charged with defilement is scheduled for September to set trial dates.

37-year-old Shanakane’s participation at the ongoing full council meeting was slightly delayed this Monday as he had to appear for mention before Molepolole Magistrates’ Court.

While in court the prosecution served him with statements of the case which he was advised to study and decide on those that he agrees with in the next mention set for final case management on September 27th, 2022.

Councillor Shanakane is...

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