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Parliament fire suspect applies for bail in Cape Town court

Zandile Mafe takes the stand at his bail hearing in Cape Town regional court on January 29 2022.
Zandile Mafe takes the stand at his bail hearing in Cape Town regional court on January 29 2022.
Image: Anthony Molyneaux

Alleged parliament fire suspect Zandile Mafe is set to apply for bail on Saturday in Cape Town.

The 49-year-old's legal counsel, Dali Mpofu, arrived at 10am at the regional court amid a strong police presence and a small group of Mafe supporters singing outside.

Mafe has been in custody since January 2 when a fire broke out at the parliament buildings, leaving the National Assembly gutted.

TimesLIVE


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