Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Did the Chief Justice lie under oath?

The adjectives  “ dishonest”, “ scandalous”, “patently false” “untrue” and “mislead” – all euphemisms for lying – are used at least 20 times in a six page court document slagging off Chief Justice, Terrence Rannowane’s character and conduct.

The court document is a sworn statement by High Court Judge Gabriel Komboni, calling the Chief Justice out for allegedly lying under oath when deposing his founding affidavit before the court of appeal. 

The founding affidavit forms part of Justice Rannowane’s application to move the civil case between him and Justice Gabriel Komboni from Maun High Court to Gaborone High Court citing apprehension of ethnic and kinship biases.

There's more to this story

But to keep reading, we need you to subscribe.

Investigative journalism is an indispensable part of a healthy society, but it's also expensive to produce. We are reliant on subscriptions to fund our work, and while you can enjoy most of our stories for free, a small number of premium features are reserved for subscribers.

You can subscribe for one week, a month or a full year - the choice is yours.

Save 77% on an annual subscription. Click here to find out how.

Existing subscribers can log in to keep reading here.

RELATED STORIES

Read this week's paper