Ex-ECape MEC, co-accused plead not guilty in Mandela funeral fraud case

Former Eastern Cape MEC, Sindiswa Gomba is back in court in the case involving funds intended for Nelson Mandela's funeral. Aviwe Mtila has more #eNCA Courtesy #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - Former Eastern Cape Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba and her 13 co-accused have pleaded not guilty to all 27 charges against them.

The case relates to funds intended for Nelson Mandela's funeral.

WATCH | Gomba and co-accused in court

The matter will now be heard at the Eastern Cape High Court in Bhisho for separation of trial applications.

Two of the accused have applied to have a separate trial, which the  NPA says it will oppose. 

eNCA Senior reporter Aviwe Mtila has more details in the video above.


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