Aug 8, 2022

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Lawyer U-turns on claims against investigating officer in Ndlovu trial

Rosemary’s Legal Assistance Attorney, Nomia Ndlovu, has reversed the personal and inappropriate allegations made about her by investigating officer in the case, Sgt. Keshi Benneth Mabunda, to her colleagues.

Appearing at the Kempton On Thursday in Park Regional Court, Ms. Baloyi-Makamu confirmed how she was identified, prosecuting Attorney Riana Williams’ allegations in court – that there was a “misunderstanding,” an apology was made, and the matter was “settled.” /p>

Baloyi-Makamu missed the final court hearing. A colleague who represented her told the court she was so unwell that she wanted to withdraw from the case and report the matter to Mabunda’s superiors. Their deputy said they received information from another prosecutor who told them Mabunda had asked where Baloyi-Makamu lived, where she was staying and who she was married to. Mabunda denied the allegations.

On Thursday, the load-shedding trial began with a delay.

Ndlovu, who is serving six life sentences for murder and another 125 for conspiracy to commit murder, fraud and the Defeating the goals of committing justice sat on a bench next to officers from the Department of Correctional Services (DCS). She ignored the media, who took pictures of her chatting with DCS officers.

Sat a few feet away from her was her co-defendant, Nomsa Mudau, who tried to hide her face by shooting a Wearing a mask and a hat pulled down to just above her eyes.

The two are former police officers who are accused of plotting the murder of Mudau’s former husband, Judge Mudau, in 2018.

They were told of the “conspiracy” by a “hijacker” they allegedly hired to do the job. The case was initially withdrawn but reopened in April. The alleged killer is expected to be a key witness in the trial.

Ndlovu is also accused of murdering Mabunda after her arrest in March 2018.

Both cases were referred to rescheduled September 15 for showings.

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