Former Prime Minister Metsing Flees Lesotho Over Safety Reasons



Author:
SABC Digital News
Publisher:
SABC Digital News
Publication Date:
30 August 2017
Tags:
Lesotho, South Africa, Governance, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Lesotho's former deputy prime minister Mothetjoa Metsing has fled to South Africa. Tensions have been building in Lesotho since the recent arrest of the former minister of defence, Tseliso Mokhosi, over the killing of a policeman in 2016. "I left after receiveng a tip off that a convoy of heavily armed police were headed to my place to arrest me after they had arrested my deputy and tortured him on Monday and Tuesday," Metsing says. 

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