SIB­LINGS TAKE THREE ‘STRANGERS’ TO COURT OVER SUGAR CANE QUOTA

They have filed ur­gent ap­pli­ca­tion at the High Court seek­ing an order in­ter­dict­ing, re­train­ing RSSC from pay­ing out to their step sis­ter the amount due for sugar cane quota in re­spect of their late father’s Vu­vu­lane Farm

Observer on Saturday - - News - Sto­ries By Sandile Nkam­bule

Three sib­lings have taken three ‘strangers’ to court over the es­tate of their father with the pri­or­ity mat­ter be­ing sug­ar­cane quota pay­ments from the Royal Swazi­land Sugar As­so­ci­a­tion (RSSC) for their late father’s Farm at Vu­vu­lane.

The three Maidah Gus­tah Mthethwa (first ap­pli­cant) Sam­son and James Mthethwa (sec­ond and third ap­pli­cants) have dragged their three step sib­lings from a dif­fer­ent mother to court over the mat­ter.

Thethree‘strangers‘who­have­been cited as re­spon­dents in the mat­ter are Them­be­lihle Mabuza (born Mamba), Dum­sile and Than­duk­wazi Mabuza.

Ac­cord­ing to the no­tice of mo­tion filed in their pa­pers, they are seek­ing an order for a rule nisi op­er­at­ing with im­me­di­ate ef­fect call­ing upon the re­spon­dents to ap­pear be­fore court and show cause why an order of court should not be made fi­nal in the fol­low­ing terms.

Firstly, that pend­ing fi­nal­i­sa­tion of the­mat­ter­be­fore­court,the­fifthre­spon­dent (RSSC) be forth with in­ter­dicted, re­strained from pay­ing out to the first re­spon­dent (Them­be­lihle) the amount due for the sugar cane quota in the re­spec­tive Farm No SF 078A at Vu­vu­lane.

Al­ter­na­tively that pend­ing the fi­nal­i­sa­tion of the mat­ter be­fore court, pay­ment of the sug­ar­cane quota be made to the of­fice of the Mas­ter of the High Court of Eswa­tini by RSSC.

Fur­ther they sought an order that the is­sue of in­her­i­tance of the Vu­vu­lane Farm be re­ferred to the of­fice of the Mas­ter of the High Court for de­lib­er­a­tions. Rep­re­sented by lawyer Os­borne Nz­ima, their ap­pli­ca­tion was brought un­der a cer­tifi­cate of ur­gency be­fore Jus­tice Nkosi­nathi Maseko yes­ter­day morn­ing.

There be­ing no ap­pear­ance, Judge Maseko is­sued an order in terms of the above and the or­dered that the mat­ter is re­turn­able on Oc­to­ber 26.

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