‘Mama didn’t raise a quitter’ Dr Nandipha Magudumana Applies For Bail
Renowned South African doctor Nandipha Magudumana, alongside her accomplice Thabo Bester, known as the Facebook rapist, is awaiting her bail application hearing on Tuesday, 29 August. This legal development follows their arrest in Tanzania earlier this year, stirring up controversy and media attention.
The Arrest and Controversy
In a dramatic turn of events, Dr. Nandipha Magudumana and Thabo Bester found themselves under arrest in Arusha during April while attempting to evade the authorities. Their predicament stemmed from Bester’s audacious escape from prison by feigning his demise through a cell fire and disposing of the remains of Katlego Bereng.
After their capture, Magudumana and Bester were deported back to South Africa to face the charges against them. The charges against Magudumana are extensive, including fraud, corruption, corpse violation, obstruction of justice, aiding and abetting a prisoner’s escape, concealing an escaped offender, and arson, as reported by IOL.
Previous Legal Maneuvers and Current Speculation
Dr Nandipha Magudumana had initially refrained from pursuing bail, instead opting for a legal manoeuvre in the Free State High Court to challenge the legitimacy of her arrest. However, this endeavour did not yield the intended outcome. South African social media platforms have been abuzz with anticipation to witness her stance on applying for bail this time.
Various Twitter users have expressed their opinions on the unfolding saga:
- “Her mama didn’t raise a quitter 😂,” @mcauthur_lokie humorously remarked.
- “Judging by where she was arrested, I don’t think her bail application will be successful,” @ThaboMorwatshe3 opined.
- “She will escape the country, if bail is granted,” @tswiptswip1 speculated.
- “The only time I can use the word flight risk even if I don’t fully understand its meaning in the legal sense 😃 😃 😃 😃,” @linozacklino750 humorously commented.
- “May the Lord give me Dr. Nandipha’s fighter spirit. She’s a book definition of a flight risk but that ain’t stopping her from applying for bail. You go, gurl! 🔥” @mcaurthur_lokie enthusiastically replied.
The impending bail application hearing holds the potential to determine the course of Dr. Nandipha Magudumana’s legal journey. With the multifaceted charges against her and the public’s intense interest in the case, the outcome of this hearing remains uncertain but pivotal.
If its granted thats the last time they gonna see her pic.twitter.com/KcRnsHTASN
— its_joe_gats 𝕏 (@JoeGatsheni) August 29, 2023
She’s gonna walk😩 pic.twitter.com/ByFLZgrxx0
— miyelani 🇿🇦 (@miyelani_mabasa) August 29, 2023
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