Mandela's grandson in contempt of court

2011-12-25 07:54
Johannesburg - Tando Mabunu instructed her lawyer Wesley Hayes to make an application in court against former president Nelson Mandela's grandson, and his now wife Nodiyala Mandela for contempt of court.

"You must remember that both Mandela and his now wife Nodiyala are both in contempt of court, they ignored a court order...I am busy this evening [Saturday] drafting the papers," said Hayes.

Princess Nodiyala Mbalenhle Makhathini wedded Mandela in a private celebration in Mvezo Royal palace on Saturday.

Earlier this week, Mabunu was granted a prohibitory court order against Mandela, which prevented him from marrying anyone while still validly married to her.

Although Mabunu was nowhere to be seen near Mvezo today, it is believed she flew from Johannesburg to Mthatha on Friday.

Mabunu had scored another success on Monday when Mandela's assets were successfully attached by Port Elizabeth based sheriff after Mandela had defaulted on paying living maintenance fees.

Hayes said he would approach the court next week.

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