'Can I clear my name?' – Nthabi answers your questions

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Legal expert gives advice to reader who wants to be cleared  after being arrested.
Legal expert gives advice to reader who wants to be cleared after being arrested.
Igor Vershinsky

Dear Nthabi

In 2004 I was arrested for selling dagga. I was fined R500 or six months in prison. My boyfriend paid the R500. I’m now married and have not sold drugs since. What worries me is that I am now doing a three-year diploma in early childhood development – what if I am unable to get a job due to having a criminal record?

Read more | I've been flagged, Nthabi answers your legal questions

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Subscribe
Already a subscriber? Sign in