"I was wrongfully accused ..." - Mbulelo September

By Drum Digital
16 September 2013

Convicted rapist Mbulelo September claims he’s innocent of raping Zinhle, the woman at the centre of the political saga that has divided Cosatu.

AS LABOUR federation Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi grapples with an extra-marital affair that could sink his political ambitions, DRUM can reveal that the woman who accused him of rape had been raped 12 years ago.

The woman at the centre of the scandal that has divided Cosatu was only 14 years old when she opened a rape case at Aliwal North Police Station against Mbulelo September in December 2001. He lived in Dukathole, Eastern Cape where she grew up. September strongly denies raping her after serving over nine years behind bars for the crime.

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