Divorced traditional doctor ordered to pay child maintenance

A 51-year-old man has told Lobatse High Court Judge Justice Michael Leburu that he would not pay his children’s maintenance until he is granted divorce from his 44-year-old former wife.

Daniel Motshegare, who claims to be a traditional doctor, said he could only be able to get clients and pay his five children’s maintenance if his spirits were free.

He said his pending divorce case has hindered him from making money, as he could not communicate with his ancestors when he is in a bad mental space.

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