Sheryl Cwele takes employer to court

2011-07-18 07:48

Convicted drug-trafficker Sheryl Cwele has taken her employer, the Hibiscus Coast Municipality, to court after her salary was suspended.

The Witness newspaper quoted Hibiscus Coast Municipality manager Sbu Mkhize, who confirmed that the council was going to the labour court.

Cwele, the wife of State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, was convicted this year and she is appealing her 12-year-sentence. She was suspended without pay after she was found guilty.

Cwele was recently hauled to appear before the municipality’s disciplinary hearing committee and the outcome has not been made public.

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