Comment by John Robbie, Today's Big Stories

Mandela grandson on trial for rape

Some members of the Mandela family are gathered at the Johannesburg Magistrates court today an appearance by one of late former president, Nelson Mandela's grandson appears after he has been accused of raping a 15 year old girl in a pub in Greenside, Johannesburg.

EWN's Dineo Bendile reports from Johannesburg Magistrates court about where the rape trial of Mandela's grandson is underway. Proceedings were adjourned earlier due to pending affidavits necessary for the application but will resume at 2pm today.

She says that there has been a lot of interest from the public and media, given the nature of the accusation and the fact that the accused is part of a high profile family.


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