Former Prime Minister Metsing Flees Lesotho 'Reign of Terror'

The continuing political instability in Lesotho has led to former deputy prime minister Mothetjoa Metsing fleeing the country to neighbouring South Africa, saying he uncovered plots to arrest him. In an interview with SABC, Metsing says a convoy of heavily armed police were headed to his place to arrest him after they had arrested and tortured his deputy and former minister of defence Tseliso Mokhosi over the killing of a policeman.



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    Lesotho Times, 1 September 2017

    Formr deputy premier Mothetjoa Metsing has fled the country citing a tip-off from a "trusted source" about a plot to assassinate him. Read more »

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    Lesotho Times, 25 August 2017

    Following the just ended 37 Summit of SADC from 19th to 20th August 2017, speculation is rife that, there will be a military intervention in Lesotho, as a consequence of assisting… Read more »

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Former deputy prime minister Mothetjoa Metsing (file photo).

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