Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Morupisi's criminal case continues
Morupisi's criminal case continues
IN COURT: Pinny & Carter Morupisi

Latest News

Morupisi’s criminal case continues

The criminal cases against former Permanent Secretary to the President, Carter Morupisi continues this morning at the Gaborone High Court before judge Mokwadi Chris Gabanagae.

Currently the Investigating Officer (IO) from the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Kentse Setaboshane is giving evidence.

In the last appearance, the IO asked the court to adjourn after his house was broken into. He told the court he was struggling to recollect the events of the matter because of the break-in.

During previous appearances, Setaboshane was leading evidence as to how funds that were meant to be invested in businesses on behalf of BPOPF by CMB were diverted to South Africa and later used to purchase a vehicle for Morupisi.

In court, however, Manewe has noted with concern that the IO in his evidence kept referring to names whom will not give evidence. Manewe told the court he has ‘problems ‘ with his evidence because it is hearsay.

“The names you keep referring to will not be brought here to testify for themselves. I have a problem with that because we won’t be given the opportunity to verify your claims, at this point it is just hearsay,” Manewe charged.

This morning Setaboshane has also mentioned that the state intends to charge Rapula Okaile and his business partner Tim Marland with the offence of obtaining by false pretences and money laundering.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The case continues.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

News

Sordid details of sexual assault before her gruesome murder, entered court records last week as new evidence in Barulaganye Aston’s painful last moments, as...

News

Police in Molepolole have confirmed the death of a woman who was found hanging from the rafters of a house at Phalane ward on...

News

*BHPC reluctant to grant license to China-trained Motswana

News

WATCH: Defence lawyers in the infamous Turnright Mall armed robbery, scored a point after the presiding magistrate, Goabaone Rammapudi, rejected a request by the...

News

Owners of a truck that overturned and spilled cobalt oxide along the A3 road last Wednesday arrived in the country from South Africa last...

News

WATCH: The 10th anniversary celebrations of Kgosi Malope II as paramount Chief of Bangwaketse and his wedding celebrations have been slated for October 5th...

News

Seven months after the brutal murder of his 60-year-old mother in-law and his seven-year-old stepson, the 28-year- old alleged murderer is still languishing in...

News

South African trucker pays high price for P20, 000 fine failure A South African trucker has paid a high price for trafficking marijuana into...

Advertisement