Twists, Turns Abound in Case of Murder Accused Lesotho First Lady
The police have said they will lay criminal charges against senior judicial officers involved in a controversial decision to release First Lady Maesaiah Thabane on bail in February after she was charged with the murder of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's estranged wife, Lipolelo, along with the attempted murder of Thato Sibolla on the fateful night of June 14, 2017. Meanwhile, Lesotho's leader has launched a bid to escape murder charges by petitioning the Constitutional Court for an order that a sitting prime minister cannot be charged with any crime.
First Lady Maesaiah Thabane (file photo).
Lesotho is awaiting a historic court ruling that could see its prime minister, Thomas Thabane, charged with murdering his wife. The case, which also involves his current wife, has ... Read more »
After nearly a month on the run, Lesotho's First Lady Maesaiah Thabane has been charged with murder in the 2017 killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's former wife, Lipolelo. ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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