Maseru - Former Member of Parliament for Koro-Koro, Refiloe Litjobo dodged bullet by a whisker last weekend when a dispute erupted between him and his rival during Alliance of Democrats - AD election candidacy nomination in his constituency.
A man in his thirties is alleged to have taken the bullet in trying to pull Litjobo away.He died on the scene.
Another was admitted at Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital with bad injuries.
Police Spokesperson, Superintendent Clifford Molefe confirmed that there has been such an incident reported to the police but declined to comment further, saying what he says might jeopardize investigations.
The AD has released a press statement with the party leadership promising the police should get to the bottom of the incident so that a suspect is brought to book.