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Rejoice Kaketso murder case for high court


Prosecutor in the murder case of Mrs Rejoice Kaketso has told Village Magistrate that she will be ready to apply for the committal of the case to the high court on January 08, 2013.

Mrs Khumoetsile Tirelo from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) told the court this week that prosecution has reached an agreement with the accused that they will be given 21 days on which they will be served with necessary documents to study before their committal.

Mrs Tirelo had previously told the court that investigations on the new crucial evidence which was unearthed by a team of investigating officers has been finalised. She said the evidence will need scientific analysis and as such postponed plans to complete summary of the case and application for the committal of the case to the high court.

The accused; Emmanuel Xolani Willie, Moagisi Sandy Mosepele and Odirile Seiketso are charged for the August 29 murder of Kaketso who was a nurse at Scottish Livingstone Hospital in Molepolole. Kaketso was killed in Phase IV suburb in Gaborone while heading home from work in the evening. She had just alighted from a taxi when she was attacked, robbed and stabbed to death allegedly by the suspects.

Two of the suspects have since been in custody except Seiketso who was granted bail. Seiketso had been ordered by the court to come and collect his committal documents from Gaborone West Police Station by January 02, 2013 while remand warrants for his co-accused were extended until January 08.

Meanwhile Mosepele and Willie also have a pending case of burglary and stealing from a dwelling house. The duo was served with three witness statements and two documentary statements to prepare for trial.

The accused are alleged to have without any lawful excuse broke and entered into a house belonging to Itumeleng Ithuteng on August 28 this year in Gaborone West and stole a 40 inch LCD television valued at P6000 and a Blackberry cell phone valued at P2 800.

They have not pleaded guilty and have informed the court that they will engage lawyers. They will appear for mention on January 4, 2013. ENDS 

Source : BOPA

Author : Benjamin Shapi

Location : GABORONE

Event : Court case

Date : Dec 20 Thu,2012


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