Ian Khama says his twin brothers are being detained by Botswana Intelligence

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The previous President of Botswana, Ian Khama, stated that the nation’s Directorate of Intelligence and Safety are detaining his twin brothers Tshekedi and Anthony Khama, on Friday, 18 March.


Khama claims the alleged detention is the continuation of the harassment and persecution his household has been subjected to “because the fabrication of accusations towards [him].”

“I have no idea why my brothers are being detained. I’m additional knowledgeable that, the DIS at the moment are going after Tshekedi Khama’s spouse,” stated Khama.

He furthered {that a} supply from inside the DIS stated the detention is the results of particular orders from the present president of Botswana Mokgweetsi Masisi himself.

“I’ve not been capable of converse to any of my brothers however I do know that they haven’t damaged any legal guidelines of Botswana,” stated Khama.

In accordance with The Voice Newspaper Botswana, DIS spokesperson Edward Robert confirmed that the directorate is “interacting” with a lot of individuals together with the previous president’s brothers.

Robert was not very forthcoming and referred to the matter as simply that, “a matter the Directorate is coping with.”

“I’m hamstrung to present particulars on the matter lest I tamper with the integrity of the investigations. I can nonetheless guarantee the general public that the Directorate, in coping with this matter, simply as has been the case, with comparable issues we have now handled earlier than,  be guided by the dictates of the legislation,” stated the DIS spokesperson.

He stated it isn’t the primary such investigation and it received’t be the final and added that the whole course of is guided by the legislation.

Botswana was accused of allegedly stealing $10 billion, together with South African mogul Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe.

The previous president was additionally accused of trying to overthrow President Masisi’s authorities. He was vindicated when the Botswana Excessive Courtroom dominated that the proof within the circumstances have been fabricated.

“The nation has irreparable hurt from the Butterfly prosecution. The state has a prison because the allegations are fabricated and outright false,” stated Choose Zein Kebonang.

“Butterfly” is a reference to a former Botswana intelligence agent, Welheminah Maswabi, who glided by that codename. She was additionally accused of making an attempt to overthrow Masisi with the aforementioned pair.

It was beforehand reported that Khama fled the nation, which he vehemently denied.

In accordance with News24, the previous statesman made his first current public look on the funeral of the late former president of Zambia, Rupiah Banda’s, funeral on Thursday, 17 March.

Khama stated that he met with Banda in January 2022, whereas in exile. On the funeral, he additionally stated he was being persecuted in Botswana.


Source: celebritiesbuzz.com.gh

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