Former Mayor Kgalajwe wanted for child maintenance

Christinah Motlhabane
WANTED: Kgalajwe

Former Mayor of Francistown, James Kgalajwe, found himself on the wrong side of the law this Tuesday when a warrant of arrest was issued against him by Francistown Magistrate, Chandapiwa Molefi.

Kgalajwe failed to pay the child maintenance of P300.00 for five months which accumulated to P1 500.00; it is an order that started in 2011 on the 31st of December.

He was served with a summons on the 7th of November this year and he failed to avail himself.

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“The accused person is not before court and I am not in the position to know why. I apply for his warrant of arrest,” said Prosecutor Mbatshi Mafa.

Magistrate Molefi considered the state’s application and issued the warrant of arrest and the matter has been set to be heard on the 10th of December.

Kgalajwe a long time Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) loyalist, ditched the party for the newly formed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) this year towards the general elections.

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