Parliament Fire | Mafe speaks out about mental illness stigma

File: Zandile Mafe. AFP/Gianluigi Guercia

JOHANNESBURG - Alleged parliament arsonist Zandile Mafe took the stand at the Cape Town Regional Court on Saturday.

Mafe is applying for bail.

READ: Parliament Fire | WATCH | Mafe bail application set for 29 January

He was asked about his mental state and about his stuttering.

Mafe says his stuttering does not mean he is mentally ill.

Initially, Mafe was sent to Valkenberg Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation but this was reviewed and declared unlawful in court.


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