Gumede lays criminal complaint over instigator accusations

Gumede lays criminal complaint over instigator accusations

Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede's laid a formal complaint with the police against those pointing fingers at her as being an unrest instigator.

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Nushera Soodyal

She's referenced social media posts saying certain individuals with a political agenda against her have accused her of being one of the instigators or associated with them.

In a statement to the media, she's called the allegations a cowardly attack on her personal and political integrity.

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She's also asked Inanda police to investigate, saying that she and her family are facing security threats as a result of these malicious claims.

Gumede says she's a responsible member of the ANC.

She has expressed her support for those who've suffered losses in the violence and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng last week.

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