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Criminal Case Against Norma Mngoma Withdrawn

The criminal case against Norma Mngoma, the estranged wife of former finance minister Malusi Gigaba, has been withdrawn.

“On instruction of the [Director of Public Prosecutions], the State withdraws all charges,” prosecutor Hilke Janse van Rensburg said.

Mngoma appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Friday following a judgment by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that her arrest was unlawful.

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The Hawks arrested Mngoma in July 2020 for allegedly trashing the luxury car of Gigaba’s friend.

She was charged with malicious damage to property and crimen injuria.

This is a developing story. More to follow.

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