Residents get suspended sentences for refusing polio immunisation
18 June, 2004
Source: Republic of Botswana
FRANCISTOWN - Six residents of Semotswana, near Tonota on Monday received varying suspended sentences each for refusing their children to be immunised against polio.
The Tonota customary court ruled that the sentences would become effective if the six convicts, commonly known as Bazezuru, continue to be intransigent.
The court ordered that the children of those convicts were to be immunised that day.