Sweet ending to a bitter divorce

Daniel Chida
BEFORE COURT ROOM: Yasmin Muinnuddin Tajbhai and ex -husband Muinnuddin Tajbhai

Yasmin Muinnuddin Tajbhai, the ex-wife of a controversial businessman, Muinnuddin Tajbhai would leave the court a happy woman on Monday following next week if her ex husband proves to be a man of his word.

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The Tajbhais will appear before court early next week to finalise division of property which is the only thing pending in their divorce.

In an interview with this publication outside court on Tuesday,Tajbhai or Muin as he is commonly known told this publication that he was going to give his ex-wife majority of their shared properties. The former couple’s divorce has dragged on for eight years until their marriage was finally nullified last week.

However, the sharing of property has not been finalised and when appearing before High Court Judge Omphemetse Motumise, the two were told to go back and make a settlement in written form.

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“You go and agree on who is taking what and not, it has to be properly typed and signed by both parties,” said the Judge.

The two are now representing themselves having parted ways with their previous lawyers. Muin said that he was willing to give his ex wife, a filling station in Block 6, Gaborone and Mogoditshane rental earning property among other things.

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In 2020, the 56-year old businessman was arrested by Kasane Police after he was allegedly found in possession of drugs. He also has a case of assault before Extension 2 court while his son, Mohamed Sadiq has a murder and arson case amongst the many pending cases before different courts in this country.

Meanwhile, Muin has threatened to file a case of missing or inappropriate use of his funds after he discovered that P4 million has gone missing from his bank accounts.

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