Lerato reveals that she's being taken to court by HHP's family
Lerato Sengadi. (Photo:Getty Images/Gallo Images)
It’s been almost 18 months since rapper Jabulani Tsambo aka
HHP passed on, but the feud
between his family and his customary wife is still ongoing.
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In her latest Twitter post, Lerato Sengadi revealed how she
was being taken to court by her late husband’s family.
“On the 6th of March 2020 I am being taken to the Supreme
Court of Appeals of the Republic of South Africa by my late husband’s family. #IWillNotCower,”
she wrote before also sharing how she hadn’t been awarded anything from her
“As it stands NOTHING that was awarded 2 me in my previous
High Court win was handed over. Hopefully after Friday this messy ordeal will
be over. #IWillNotCower,”
According to IOL,
Robert Tsambo, HHP’s father, is appealing “whether a valid customary marriage
was concluded” between Lerato and the late rapper. The family is also appealing
whether the handing over of the bride was a requirement for a valid customary
marriage between the two.
This appeal comes after Lerato
was lawfully named HHP’s the customary wife in 2018, when his family
refused to recognise her as their daughter-in-law.
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Speaking to DRUM, the Tsambo family spokesperson, Nkululeko
Ncana said that the family believed that a judge from a different court would
“Firstly, it is nonsensical and absurd to suggest that
anyone is being taken to the SCA. It is important that we familiarise ourselves
with due process in order to state things as they are. The facts are here
under:The Tsambo family was granted leave to appeal Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng’s ruling
in 2018 at the South Gauteng high court,” he said
“We have exercised this right in law because we believe the honourable judge
erred in his ruling and that a different court may look at the facts in hand
and find differently. We have full confidence that the SCA will deliver
The publicist, who has never been one to back down, has
assured her followers and those supporting her that she would be strong during
“Always Sis. #IWillNotCower,”
she responded to a tweep who told her to remain strong.
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