Ratholo chieftainship dispute escalates

Tsogwane
Tsogwane

Ratholo bogosi crisis has reached new heights after one Albert Direkileng approached the High Court challenging the appointment of Ditshotlo Mangadi as the village chief.

In the application, Direkileng cited the Attorney General (on behalf of the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane), and Mangadi as first and second respondents respectively.

Tsogwane appointed Mangadi as Ratholo chief in June 2017 amidst murmurs and opposition from some sections of the village residents who said he was not the rightful heir.

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