Baby Kruger’s lawyer mum over nanny’s dismissal

2010-05-19 11:39

The lawyer for the Marzanne Kruger family would not comment today

on reports about the dismissal of the baby’s nanny.

“We are not going to issue any statement at this point on

anything,” said Pieter van R Coetzee.

The Star newspaper reported today that the nanny, Franscina Sekhu,

was going to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration

(CCMA).

According to the report, Sekhu was fired by the Kruger family and

they would be served with CCMA papers today.

Sekhu and Baby Marzanne were assaulted during a house robbery in

Randburg several weeks ago.

Sekhu reportedly opened the door for the attackers, who had

previously been employed to do construction work at the house.

Sekhu’s mother, Martha, claimed that after Sekhu was discharged

from hospital, she was fired by the Kruger family.

“I thought we would sit down and talk so that I could apologise

about what happened to the baby.

We also feel the pain she (the mother) feels.

But they fought with us and kicked us out like dogs,” Martha told the

newspaper.

Labour consultant Aaron Mokhondo said Sekhu had approached him to

take her case to the CCMA because her dismissal was invalid.

Kruger family friend Kobus Grobler was reportedly unaware that

Sekhu had been fired.

“I am not even aware of the court action. As far as I know, she is

on sick leave. But if what you say is true, then it is an unfortunate

situation,” he said.


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