Evidence gathered for Mandla case - cops
05 July 2013, 18:06
Mthatha - Investigators have collected "most of the
evidence" in a grave tampering case involving Nelson Mandela's grandson
Mandla Mandela, and will give the docket to a senior prosecutor, South African police
said on Friday.
"Investigators have gathered most of the
evidence," police spokesman Mzukisi Fatyela said.
"They will hand over the docket to the senior
prosecutor on Tuesday next week."
Mandela family members opened the case against Mandla on
Tuesday after he admitted to exhuming the remains of his father, Makgatho
Mandela, and two other family members two years ago.
The remains of the three were exhumed from Mandla's home
in the village of Mvezo on Wednesday after the granting of a court order to 16
members of the Mandela family by the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha.
The remains were reburied at Nelson Mandela's home in
Qunu on Thursday.
Mandela is in a critical condition in a hospital in