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Rape charges against Mandela’s grandson provisionally withdrawn

The 25-year-old was arrested last year for the alleged rape of a minor in Greenside.

FILE. The state brought the application forward today based on new information that has emerged. Picture: Saps

JOHANNESBURG - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that charges against one of Nelson Mandela's grandsons accused of rape have been provisionally withdrawn.

The 25-year-old was arrested last year for the alleged rape of a minor in Greenside.

The state brought the application forward today based on new information that has emerged.

The matter has been struck off the court roll pending further investigations.

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