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Withdrawn: charges against PMB doctor accused of kidnapping employee over ’confidential book’

DURBAN: Almost a year after Pietermaritzburg clinical specialist Bongiwe Constania Nungu was charged for grabbing, the charge against her was removed, the NPA affirmed. 

KwaZulu-Natal police representative Colonel Thembeka Mbele said the complainant claimed that she was seized at her work environment on Boshoff Street by a gathering of obscure men who took her to an abandoned region on October 20, 2020 at 3.30pm. 

"She was suffocated and the guys requested the private book that disappeared. The book was subsequently found at her work environment and that was the point at which she was delivered." 

Nungu, 36, was thusly captured and delivered on R10 000 bail. 

Clarifying why the charges were removed, the Director of Public Prosecution in KZN, advocate Elaine Zungu said: "After the pretrial gathering, the matter was put down for preliminary for four days. Both the indictment and the guard affirmed their availability to continue. 


PMB specialist accused of hijacking representative over missing 'private book' 

"It is asserted that external the court interaction; the guard submitted portrayals to a court examiner for the main investigator to consider. 

"These were not submitted to the central public investigator and the court declined a deferment for this reason. 

"The matter is being scrutinized by the central public examiner."

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