She was released on bail in February.
In the video below, Thomas Thabane estranged wife Lipolelo shot dead:
The case has caused huge political upheaval in Lesotho, an independent kingdom lying in the middle of a South African mountain range, with Thomas Thabane also suspected of involvement in the killing and having appeared in court.
Both Maesaiah and Thomas Thabane have denied any role in Lipolelo’s death.
The court set aside the bail, with a panel of three judges citing in court papers the unusual speed of the decision among the reasons for the ruling, as well as the lack of consideration of the likelihood of witness interference.
The court said it could not order police to re-arrest Maesaiah Thabane but ordered that the bail ruling be remitted to the High Court to be heard by a different judge.
In the video below, Maesaiah Thabane in court for the involvement of Lipolelo’s murder:
Maseru deputy police commissioner and chief investigation officer Paseka Mokete said Thabane was currently out of the country but would be arrested once she returned.
“We have been informed by her lawyer that she is out of the country accompanying her sick husband and once she is back she shall be handed over to the police, and if not we shall effect arrest,” Mokete said.
Mokete said they did not need to wait for a court decision to re-arrest Thabane.