Winnie's application for Qunu home dismissed

2016-04-07 10:18

East London - Winnie Madikizela Mandela's application for ownership of former president Nelson Mandela's Qunu home has been dismissed.

According to eNCA, Deputy Judge President Zamani Nhlangulela took 30 seconds to read out the judgment.

She has been ordered to pay costs.

Madikizela Mandela was at the centre of a forgery claim over the property, The Sunday Times reported last year, and faced possible fraud charges.

She was accused of forging an affidavit that formed part of court papers in her fight to stop a Mandela family meeting from taking place in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.

Mandela grandson, Mandla, and his lawyer Billy Gundelfinger, said at the time that an investigation into the matter will be carried out, News24 reported.

"If the allegations are true it would have serious consequences,” he said at the time.

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