Criminal law

Ntee V Director of Public Prosecution (CRI/S/0001/2020) [2022] LSHC 151 (27 May 2022);

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High Court - Matter committed to High Court for sentencing - Whether High Court can enquire into the irregularities committed by the trial Court - Section 294(3)(a) and (b) of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, 1981.

 

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

Held at Maseru

CRI/S/0001/2020

CR/114/18

 

In the matter between:

 

RETŠELISITSOE NTEE                                                                 ACCUSED

 

And

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS                           RESPONDENT

 

JUDGMENT

 

Lekhina v Drector of Public Prosecutions (C of A (CRI) 40/2022) [2022]LSCA 26 (11 November 2022);

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IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

HELD AT MASERU                                C of A (CRI) 40/2022

                                                                CRI/T/0190/2017

In the matter between:-

 

SEMPE LEKHINA                                   FIRST APPELLANT

SELLO SHAKHANE                                                  SECOND APPELLANT

 

AND

The Curator Bonis: Estate Late Mookho Rafono-Mojalefa Rafono N.O V Director of Public Prosecutions (CRI/A/0012/2022) [2022] LSHC 129 (18 October 2022);

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Criminal appeal – Property of deceased seized by the Police in connection with commission of crime– Tainted property - Application for release of property dismissed by Court a quo –New issue being raised on appeal – Other grounds of appeal untenable- Appeal dismissed -  No order as to costs

 

 

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

                                               

                                                                                      CRI/A/0012/2022

                                                                                      CRI/MSU/0692/2022

 

HELD AT MASERU

 

In the matter between

 

THE CURATOR BONIS: ESTATE LATE

Khoache V The Magistrate for the District of Thaba-Tseka (CRI/REV/0018/2021) [2022] LSHC 107 (12 July 2022);

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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

 

AND                                                          

 

THE MAGISTRATE FOR THE DISTRICT                1ST RESPONDENT  

Rex V Mereko (CRI/T/0187/2017) [2022] LSHC 97 (16 February 2022);

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                                                                                      CRI/T//0187/2017

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU

 

In the matter between:-

REX

 

vs

 

  1. RATLALI ‘MEREKO
  2. NTSANE MOLAPO

 

CORAM    :        HON. T. MATOOANE, A. J

Rex V Koenyama (CRI/T/80/2011) [2022] LSHC 96 (07 February 2022);

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                                                                                                CRI/T//80/2011

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU

 

In the matter between:-

 

REX

 

vs

 

KOENYAMA KOENYAMA

 

CORAM    :        HON. T. MATOOANE, A. J

 

Rex V Mosoeu (CRI/T/0088/2017) [2022] LSHC 93 (09 February 2022);

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                                                                                                CRI/T/0088/2017

 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU

 

In the matter between:-

 

REX

 

vs

 

LEBOHANG MOSOEU

 

JUDGMENT ON SENTENCE

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