Prime minister Tom Thabane to answer questions on the murder of his former wife.

Lesotho attorney general Haae Phoofolo has told the police that calling Prime minister Tom Thabane to answer questions on the murder of his former wife Lipolelo Thabane is tantamount to undermining his executive authority. This comes after Police summoned Thabane for questioning over alleged links to the 2017 murder. The couple had been embroiled in bitter divorce proceedings and the killing of the 58 year old outside her home in the capital Maseru, sent shockwaves through the Mountain Kingdom. Several high-profile figures have also been summoned to provide information on the case, including Thabane's current wife.

For more on this Channel Africa’s Samora Mangesi spoke to Billy Ntaote, founding partner of MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism in Lesotho.