Lotto winner wins fight to keep ex-lover from his money
FREE TO READ | In the end the court battle over R20m came down to a WhatsApp message
A Limpopo lottery winner has won a court case after his ex-girlfriend demanded some of his winnings, saying he promised it to her in a WhatsApp message.
He told the court the only reason he sent the message was to “get rid of her” and that the WhatsApp message should not constitute a contract.
This week, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruled in Ntsieni Morris Kgopana’s favour, explaining how, in 2015, the Limpopo resident won almost R21m in the National Lottery...