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Theft charges against Solly Msimanga’s brother withdrawn

Solly Msimanga

The DA-led City of Tshwane plans on pursuing internal disciplinary charges against the brother of former mayor Solly Msimanga.

The metropolitan municipality revealed this to Sowetan after the police on Tuesday withdrew criminal charges against Nkululeko Msimanga after he was allegedly caught on camera stealing “100 computers”.

The police said the case against Nkululeko, a revenue consultant at the city, was withdrawn after witnesses declined to come forward.

Nkululeko was arrested almost two weeks ago after the city pressed criminal charges against him.

Solly Msimanga

“Both cases were withdrawn. There was no sufficient prospects to rule on the case and no witness came forward or was willing to come forward,” said police spokesperson Capt Augustinah Selepe.
Norman Mohale, the spokesperson for current Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa, told Sowetan at the time of the arrest that the DA Gauteng premier candidate’s sibling would also face an internal disciplinary hearing.

The city’s spokesperson Lindela Mashigo confirmed that Nkululeko would still be facing a disciplinary hearing.

“There are two separate process that will run parallel. One is with the police, which has been withdrawn.

“The second one is internal, which is within the municipality. He is going to face disciplinary charges,” he said.

Mashigo said the city has handed over the video footage to the police.

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Source: eNCA