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Mbombela speaker arrested

Before City of Mbombela Municipality’s speaker, Cllr Mandla Msibi’s was arrested yesterday, a community business meeting, presided over by ward councillor, Cllr Themba Bulunga from ward 26, whereby, serious corruption allegations were uttered against Msibi by community members in attendance.

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Later in the day, Msibi is alleged to have retaliated against the community members who are alleged to have uttered the corruption allegations against him and he attacked them at their respective homes and the ward councillor was chased by Msibi. Damage to property and a vehicle are among the charges laid against him.

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He appeared at the Kanyamazane magistrate’s court today and was charged with malicious damage to property. Msibi was released with a warning; his second appearance has been postponed till further notice.

 

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Primrose Mamba

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