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AOJ in financial dire straits

*State struggling to transport witnesses to Courts

*Provision of food for witnesses also affected

*Situation can only be rescued by a Supplementary budget

HARD TIMES: Accused person being prepared for remand

The Administration of Justice has run out funds and this is likely to affect delivery of Justice until April 2023 when the 2023-2024 Financial year commences.

This was revealed by a Prosecutor- Seeletso Ookeditse, before Justice Itumeleng Segopolo on Thursday afternoon when seeking an adjournment.

“My Lord there is no money for witnesses. I was told that the money got finished this week and that the only solution is a Supplementary Budget or we have to wait for the next Financial Year. Even witnesses for this case who are from Lobatse could not be given food,” she said.

She proposed t...

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