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Six people appeared in the Bloemfontein regional court yesterday for the attempted assassination of Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili, pictured , in April .
The matter was postponed to August 25 for further investigation.
Gunmen opened fire on and stormed Mosisili's residence in Maseru on April 22.
Lesotho communications minister Mothetjoa Metsing described the attackers as South African and Mozambican mercenaries who had been contracted to stage a coup.
He also said that four attackers were killed in the incident.
The six men who appeared in court yesterday were arrested in the Free State hours after the attack.
One of the alleged masterminds of the attack and a former Lesotho soldier, Makotoko Lerotholi, was arrested in Gauteng and appeared in the Pretoria magistrate's court.
Police spokesperson director Sally de Beer said earlier that all the accused would be subject to the extradition process to Lesotho.
Free State police spokesperson Captain Rulene Kuhn said another man, Jessie Ramatakane, 60, appeared in the Bethlehem magistrate's court yesterday in connection with the case.
The matter was also postponed and would be joined with that of the six men on August 25.
Ramatakane, a Gauteng businessman, is allegedly one of the main conspirators in the Lesotho attack. He was arrested in the Free State last week. - Sapa