The woman who levelled sexual assault claims against ANC's Fransman speaks out

Louisa Wynand, who accused ANC leader Marius Fransman of sexual assault, has spoken out for the first time since laying the charge.

Wynand's life was hurled into a public political storm after she made her allegation. She was labelled as part of a smear campaign to derail Fransman's career.

702/Cape Talk's Redi Tlhabi spoke to her regarding seeking legal recourse and how she has dealt with the matter.

I asked questions, there were no replies. I never got closure and it was never explained to my why they didn't prosecute.

Louisa Wynand

Listen to the interview below:

It's just so disappointing to go home and tell your parents that you didn't succeed. It's quite hard.

Louisa Wynand

Why would I ever have the intention to destroy someone else's life when I'm trying to get my life on track?

Louisa Wynand

The investigating officer deployed to her case notified Wynand via WhatsApp that the charges would be dropped due to insufficient evidence. She is currently looking at legal avenues to pursue the matter.

Now that nothing has happened, it's time for me to stand up for myself and not be a victim.

Louisa Wynand

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