Maesaiah Thabane, the wife of the PM of Lesotho has been charged in court with murdering his Ex-wife.
PM Thomas Thabane was shot dead outside her home in the capital Maseru. The first lady surrendered to the police on Tuesday for questioning. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has also been investigated.
The first lady will spend the night in police custody after she turned herself to police after hiding. She fled the country on January 10 to escape from arrest.
Deputy Commissioner said: “She has been charged with murder alongside eight others who are in Lesotho and South Africa.”
PM Thomas Thabane had tied the knot with his current wife two months after Lipolelo’s death. Lipolelo and Thomas Thabane were involved in bitter divorce proceedings when she was gunned down.
She died two days before her husband’s inauguration. Hundreds of opposition supporters protested for the dismissal of PM Thomas. The murder of 58-year old Lipolelo caused an uproar in the country.