Busted! He’s no lady

By Drum Digital
12 November 2014

Moses Tshaliti, who lives as a woman called Lerato faces two years in jail for pretending to ?be a female police major-general.

WITH her tight leopard-skin miniskirt, stilettos and layers of make-up “Lerato Mahlangu” had ANC members, church and political audiences, friends and even a senior policeman wrapped around her little finger. Many of them believed she was a close friend of President Jacob Zuma, the sister of a struggle hero and a big shot in the police force. But now there are lots of red faces in North West.

But as Lerato enters the dock at the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court, it’s clear it was all a hoax: She isn’t a she but rather a he.

Read more in the 13 November 2014 issue of DRUM.

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