Deputy minister, Mduduzi Manana, had abused alcohol before assaulting a woman at Cubana Lounge in Fourways, Johannesburg. Mduduzi Manana appeared in court on charges of physical assault today.
He was granted bail of R5 000 bail and will appear in court on September 13. His case is currently being investigated, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has confirmed. During a media briefing, Mbalula said Manana was not being given preferential treatment despite not being arrested after the assault was reported.