Thabo Bester’s lawyer is facing charges of rape and assault, just like his client, is in trouble with the law.
According to confirmed information from NPA spokesperson Phaladi Shuping, Tshireledzo Ndou, the legal representative for Thabo Bester, who was convicted of rape and escaped from prison, is currently facing significant criminal charges.
The charges include attempted rape and assault, and the case has been postponed to 21 June 2023.
Newzroom Afrika reported on Wednesday that the 27-year-old attorney was granted bail of R1,000, as per their story. The news outlet shared a segment of the charge sheet related to a case filed at Bloemfontein’s Bainsvlei police station on Twitter.
This Thabo Bester case is a lot!
From what we learned about he and Dr Nandipha Magudumana did for him to pull off the prison break of the century, to the amount of people that are involved in this escape (right now 9 people have been arrested regarding this prison break, but we believe there’s more) to his lawyer having to answer to serious crimes like rape and assault, it just doesn’t stop.
As you may know, Dr Nandipha Magudumana tried to get the court to declare her arrest in Tanzania was unlawful, but the judge dismissed it with costs.
It’s interesting when this case will be concluded, but I have a feeling it’s going to be a while, and we are still going to get shocked to learn who the heavies are that were part of helping Thabo Bester escape.