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Rape charges against Mandela’s grandson provisionally withdrawn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.

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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(NPA) has confirmed that charges against one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons accused of rape have been provisionally withdrawn.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.

(Edited by Tamsin Wort)

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