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Police on the hunt for Mandla Mandela

By Kathryn Kimberley | Feb 21, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 47 ]

EASTERN Cape police are on the hunt for Mandla Mandela, for evading arrest.

A warrant was issued for his arrest last Friday, after he failed to appear in court on two charges of bigamy.

Then, yesterday, Mandela again failed to report to the Bityi police station.

Station commander Lieutenant-Colonel N Ngame has now written to police in Goodwood, Cape Town, asking them to serve the warrant at his address in the Acacia Park parliamentary village or to arrest him on sight.

". it has become crystal clear that this person is evading justice," Ngame said.

It is understood that Mandela, an ANC MP, is in Cape Town, where parliament resumes work today.

Both police and the National Prosecuting Authority have denied the warrant, but the Daily Dispatch is in possession of a copy.

Speaking on behalf of the Mandela family, attorney Gary Jansen said: "These are legal matters, not media matters, and they are taking their legal course."

Mandela was unavailable for comment.

Mandela's estranged first wife, Tando Mabunu-Mandela, laid charges of bigamy after he defied the court to marry a second and third woman. Both marriages have since been annulled.

Mabunu-Mandela's attorney Wesley Hayes said it has been a constant battle to get Mandela to cooperate.

"Mr Mandela seems to think he is above the law," Hayes said yesterday.


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No. He only got the title and the ownership after they were already married.

Feb 21, 2012 2:5 | 0 replies

They know exactly where he is....They must just go get his fat ass

Feb 21, 2012 12:2 | 0 replies

Wth a warrent of arrest in hand , the Police would go to an odinary South African at 2h00 am and kick the door into piesses. They would throw the poor soul in the cell and stay there for 24hours before appearing in court.
Stru khazi , Jy verstaan.

Feb 21, 2012 12:1 | 0 replies

"Both police and the National Prosecuting Authority have denied the warrant, but the Daily Dispatch is in possession of a copy."

Why do these idiots always DENY! DENY! DENY! when the media already has all the proof they need?


Feb 21, 2012 11:58 | 0 replies


It makes no difference
When they got married, Mandla had nothing. His wifle was actually supporting HIM. If you have a prenup then it only relates to what you bring into the marriage. Anything acquired during the marriage is in community of property. If Mandla had made a prenup then he would owe her even more

Feb 21, 2012 11:48 | 0 replies

Mandelana wa tsotsinyana..... o tlo nnnyela e se kgale? A botsise shaik

Feb 21, 2012 11:42 | 0 replies

Who is this stupid person sharing the surname with one of the greates stesman ever alive?

Feb 21, 2012 11:37 | 0 replies

Come on Sowetan i knw u can do better than this. its not like they dnt knw were he is why shld they hunt him......

Feb 21, 2012 11:28 | 0 replies

bulang comments tsa the king's article. you got to love it when he speaks his mind.
nee fok off. give the king a bell's....

Feb 21, 2012 11:21 | 0 replies

they would have arrested him if they were serious as i'm certain they know where he is

Feb 21, 2012 10:48 | 0 replies

I think he is playing in the wrong province, hulle speel nie met papgeld dogders die kant !!

Feb 21, 2012 12:18 | 0 replies