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Mandla Mandela appeal bid flops

He was found guilty of assaulting a teacher during a road rage incident in the Eastern Cape in 2013.

FILE: Mandela is now facing a R10,000 fine or five years in jail. Picture: GCIS.

JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has lost his appeal against his assault conviction and sentence in the Mthatha High Court.

Mandela was found guilty of assaulting a teacher during a road rage incident in the Eastern Cape in 2013.

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the judge has upheld both his conviction and sentence.

He is now facing a R10,000 fine or five years in jail.

The NPA's Luxolo Tyali says, "It is proof that we had a case against him and the court was correct in convicting him. If he thinks of going to the Supreme Court of Appeal, we are going to oppose his appeal."