R v Maretlane (Rev. Case No.26/2003CR NO. 727/2002 Rev. Order No.24/2004)

Media Neutral Citation: 
[2004] LSHC 151
Judgment Date: 
8 December, 2004

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO


In the matter between:



REX

V

KUENA MARETLANE


Review Case No.26/2003 In Maseru District

CR NO. 727/2002 Review Order No.24/2004


REVIEW ORDER


In view of the fact that, there was in fact no interpreter in the proceedings, it is

ordered that the proceedings be set aside and the accused released forthwith from

custody. It is further ordered that the proceeding start de novo before a different

magistrate.


This order is to be served on the Chief Prosecutor - Maseru


T. NOMNGCONGO

JUDGE

8TH DECEMBER 2004


For Crown : Mr Molokoane

For Defence : Ms Moruthane


Copy : O/C Police Maseru

O/C Prisons Maseru

O/C Central Prison

Director of Prisons CID Headquarters –

Maseru Director of Public Prosecutions

Chief Magistrate

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