Review of criminal proceedings of a Magistrate Court – Application not opposed – Failure by a magistrate to use a sworn interpreter in recording Sesotho proceedings in English - Failure by a magistrate to advice applicant of seriousness of the offence and possible penalty – Failure by a magistrate to advise applicant of the right to legal representation on date of trial – Applicant informed of the right to legal representation and the right to legal aid counsel upon arraignment– No allegation of prejudice or miscarriage of justice – Application dismissed.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO
HELD AT MASERU CRI/REV/0018/2021
In the matter between:-
NKOANE KHOACHE APPELLANT
THE MAGISTRATE FOR THE DISTRICT 1ST RESPONDENT