Victory for Lerato Sengadi - she was legally acknowledged as HHP’s wife

Victory for Lerato Sengadi - she was legally acknowledged as HHP’s wife

The widow of HHP has been officially and legally acknowledge as his wife. Judge Mokhoatlheng stated that the handing over of women does not have any impact on whether or not they are legally married to a man.

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Lerato Sengadi could walk away victoriously as she was legally recognised as the wife of late musician HHP.

She had to turn to the law after HHP's family rejected her as his wife, saying she was never handed over. The family also said the proper rituals were not followed and lobola was not paid for Lerato.

However, Lerato said she had prove that lobola was paid for as per tradition.

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News24 reported that Judge Mokhoatlheng said the law does not require for Lerato to be handed over for her to be HHP's legal wife.

The judge also said she had the right to stop the funeral, but because HHP was a famous musician, it would be best for the arranged event to happen as planned.

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The funeral went on to take place on Saturday, 3 November.

Apparently, Lerato had now problem with the funeral itself, she was only upset because she was not involved in the arrangements.

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