Lesotho PM Says He Will Resign as Police Probe First Wife's Death

Lesotho's prime minister Thomas Thabane has agreed to step down after evidence allegedly linked him to the murder of his estranged wife, his party has announced. Police are searching for Thabane's current wife, Maesaiah, for questioning over the murder of his first wife, Lipolelo, in June 2017. Senior members of Thabane's All Basotho Convention party have accused Thabane of hindering the murder investigation.

Prime Minister Tom Thabane of Lesotho reads a statement during the Southern African Development Community Solidarity Conference in 2014.

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