29 January 2013

Namibia: Missing Docket Delays Mandrax Case

Windhoek — The non- availability of the docket of suspected Mandrax dealer, Claudette Claasen, prevented her case from starting in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court. Magistrate Eduard Kesslau on Friday last week postponed the matter to February 14 to allow the State to trace the docket.

Claasen was apprehended in August last year with 40 Mandrax tablets worth N$2 000.

She was granted bail in the amount of N$2 000 after her first court appearance on August 24 last year.

Claasen is represented by Sarel Maritz, while Erich Naikaku is prosecuting.

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