Masisi relatives' tender war gets uglier

Olebile Pilane
Olebile Pilane

As the bitter war between the First Citizen’s family members rages on over government tenders worth millions, the latest development in the matter is that President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s nephew has been reported to the police for theft.

The Broadhurst Police Station is investigating the case after Masisi’s nephew, Olebile Pilane was reported by his former business partner who is now partners with his aunt and Masisi’s sister, Boitumelo Mmutle-Phadi.

The case of stealing by servant was reported to the police on November 30. According to documents seen by The Monitor, the police have summoned Pilane to explain some of the transactions in which his then partners believe money was misused.

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