Goitseone Bathobakae finally laid to rest

TSOLAMOSESE: After many weeks in the mortuary due to family disputes, Goitseone Bathobakae was finally laid to rest on Saturday morning.

Her corpse had been moved from one mortuary to the other, as the two families would not agree on who should bury her remains. Goitseone was kept in a mortuary at Serowe for a month as her parents and children had set to bury her at her place of birth in Mhalapitsa on April 27 where funeral arrangements where everything, including food, was prepared.

She was transferred to a mortuary in Tlokweng on May 17 as her in-laws had arranged to bury her corpse at Kopong the following day.Goitseone, who died on April 17, was interred at the Broadhurst Cemetery on a chilly Saturday morning after the two families (Bathobakae and Lephokgo), who had been dragging each other in and out of court as they were fighting over the deceased's remains, decided to follow a court order and bury the hatchet.

Editor's Comment
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