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Absence of lawyers halts Fishrot trial

Contributed by NAMPA.

WINDHOEK, 06 DEC (NAMPA) - Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Moses Chinhengo on Wednesday postponed the Fishrot trial to Friday, after two defence lawyers failed to show up.
At the start of the proceedings, the court was informed that defence lawyers Florian Beukes has been booked off, while Mbanga Siyomunji travelled out of town.
The matter involves the arrest of former Justice Minister Sakeus Shanghala; former Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhardt Esau; former Investec Asset Manage ...