Lerato Sengadi. Photo: Supplied (office of the North West premier)
The wife of late motswako rapper HHP is in the news again, this time for taking back the house she was locked out of just last week.

While the court ruled that Lerato Sengadi was the lawful customary wife of HHP, whose real name was Jabulani Tsambo, the family of the deceased is still not willing to accept her as part of them.

In his affidavit last week, HHP's father Robert Tsambo stood by his stance that a proper ceremony had not taken place. Tsambo insisted that Sengadi and HHP did not finish payment that would have been settled at a later stage and she was never officially introduced as umakoti into the Tsambo family.

At the funeral, Sengadi was not recognised or acknowledged in the obituary.

According to the Tsambo family spokesperson Nkululeko Ncana, a case of breaking and entering the house was opened after Sengadi changed the locks to the Randpark Ridge home she shared with the rapper.

Ncana, in a series of tweets, accused Sengadi of throwing out the clothes and school books belonging to HHP's teenage son.

He tweeted: “Barely hours after his father’s funeral, #HHP’s son has been illegally booted out of his father’s house after instructions were given to locksmiths to move in between 12 midnight -1am. #CustomaryWife”

In another tweet, he said the son would be back home soon as Sengadi was “illegally occupying” the home.

“A case of breaking and entering has been opened with Honeydew police station. #HHP’s son’s stuff outside, amongst the stuff is his school uniform and books. #CustomaryWife sent some heavies with questionable hygiene habits, and the cops saying we're trespassing!”

Meanwhile, Sengadi has not responded to questions on the matter.

Social media has also taken to voicing opinions on the matter, with many choosing a different side as new information comes out. There were those who were for Sengadi and thanking her for fighting for the women who go through similar situations silently. 

Others, chose to side with the Tsambo family, questioning the judgment.