Thursday, July 18, 2024

High Court judge sues comedian

Justice Michael Leburu at the Gaborone High Court has thrown out an application by a colleague of his to have professional comedian and compere, Michael “Dignash” Morapedi, locked up for a personal debt that the latter says he is in not in default of. 

Justice Mercy Garekwe had, in her personal capacity, rented unspecified property to Morapedi’s company, Daye Wan International. When the company defaulted on payment, racking up a P114 178.58 debt, Garekwe launched a court case against both the company and Morapedi in his capacity as the sole director. That was in December 2, 2020. The liability extended to holding over damages from December 2020 until the vacation of the property at the rate of 16 562. 96, interest at a rate of 2 percent per month from the date of breach to the date of full and final payment, renovation costs where the company had failed to make such renovation, settlement of all water bills and 10 percent collection commission.

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