Criminal law – charges of murder and attempted murder – accused having pleaded not guilty to both charges – the defence being that of alibi – cross-examination on crown witnesses having been suggestive of the presence of accused at the scene of crime – This line of cross-examination by the accused having been in sharp contradistinction to his defence of alibi – circumstantial evidence leading to the exclusive inference that accused is the culprit.
The accused is found guilty as charged.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO
HELD AT MASERU CRI/T/34/05
In the matter between
LEKHOOA THAI ACCUSED