The Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga has heard that the 55-year-old man is accused of extorting the The provincial offices of the African National Congress in Mbombela is a former member of Umkhonto Wesizwe and the National Defense Force.
During his bail, Sydney Khumalo told the state that he was not at risk of flight, although an oath that was read by his lawyer.
Khumalo’s case has been postponed to next Tuesday, before the bail application continues.
His lawyer, Vusi Sekgodi, says his client thinks the case is politically motivated.
“The issue as I said in court is my instruction, this is a politically motivated matter. Since my client is a former member of uMkhonto we Sizwe and my institutions as you have heard in the application that the ANC or the ruling government or any structure, he is not a politician and that is my instructions, they do not want to give him what he fought for outside the country and after 1994 in the republic. That is why they try to put him behind bars make. ”
Court hears man accused of leaving ANC’s Mbombela offices is a former MK – SABC News
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