[gauteng] - Marchers ask Ramaphosa to intervene in releasing King Dalindyebo

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Pretoria - Various clan leaders and political parties marched to the Union Buildings on Tuesday afternoon to submit a memorandum, pleading with President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in releasing AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

Dalindyebo has been detained in jail since 2015 after he was found guilty of assault, arson, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice following punishment he administered to some of his subject matters when they appeared before his traditional court.

He was initially sentenced to 15 years in jail but managed to get three years shaved off his sentence to 12 years in prison.

Prince Mthunzi Ngwenyama who was among those who are aggrieved by the arrest of the king has called for Dalindyebo’s release to be taken seriously...

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