Lesotho's former first lady back in custody over murder of rival

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The wife of former Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was charged with the murder of her husband's first wife, returned to prison on Wednesday after the court annulled her judicial review, an AFP journalist said.*

Maesaiah Thabane, 43, was charged in February for her involvement in the 2017 murder of Lipolelo Thabane, the first wife of former head of government Thomas Thabane (2017-2020).

A few weeks after the crime, she had married Thomas Thabane.
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