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I’m terrified for my life, says main witness against Lesotho PM’s wife

The woman was also shot when PM’s first wife was killed, and has fled to SA for her own safety

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The main witness against Lesotho’s murder-accused first lady says she is living in fear of her life and is losing faith in the justice system.

Thato Sibolla, who was also hit in the 2017 shooting that killed Lipelelo Thabane, the estranged wife of Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane, told Times Select she felt very despondent about the criminal justice system in the tiny mountain kingdom.

Sibolla, who was shot and was paralysed for months after the incident, said she was overwhelmed at the thought that the suspect in the case, first lady Maesaiah Thabane, was given bail so easily after she had fled the country...

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