Vusi Thembekwayo

Vusi Thembekwayo and his wife are reportedly back in court, this time about their property issue. Image via Instagram @vusithembekwayo

Vusi Thembekwayo accused of dodging summons for R390K debt

The lawyers of a KZN medical doctor say they are finding it difficult to locate businessman and motivational speaker Vusi Thembekwayo.

Vusi Thembekwayo

Vusi Thembekwayo and his wife are reportedly back in court, this time about their property issue. Image via Instagram @vusithembekwayo

A KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) medical doctor, who reportedly loaned motivational speaker and businessman Vusi Thembekwayo a large sum of money, is said to be struggling to locate him in order to serve summons forcing him to pay back the loan of over R390 000.

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Sunday World reports that Dr Jehron Pillay’s lawyer, Dominique Aricum of Aricum Attorneys, returned to court to obtain an order to serve combined summons on the popular businessman and author via e-mail.

This is as the lawywrs say they have had a hard time trying to serve Thembekwayo with summons because he is nowhere to be found.

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Aricum revealed that Dr Pillay loaned money to Thembekwayo in July 2021. The summons was issued on 13 January at his known business premises in Sandton, however, the sheriff could not find him.

In addition, Aricum said that Thembekwayo’s lawyer, Suzette Marx, refused to receive the summons on behalf of her client in March this year, saying she has not received instruction from him to do so. However, when Thembekwayo signed and made two payments of half-a-million rands loan he took from Dr Pillay, he added the offices of Marx & Associates as the address to receive legal papers or documents.

The doctor’s lawyers further said that Thembekwayo refused to sign the acknowledgement of debt in his personal name, he also reportedly changed the details of his company before signing.

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In January this year, Sunday World reported that The Magna Carta of Exponentially author and his estranged wife, Palesa Mahlolo, were battling it out for the sale of their R4million vacant land in the plush estate of Steyn City, north of Johannesburg.

Thembekwayo reportedly took Mahlolo to the Joburg High Court after she did not want to sign an offer to sell the property to a potential client who wanted to buy it for R3.6million.

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The former couple are in the process of divorce after they got married in community of property in April 2020. Their seperation came after Mahlolo accused the businessman of gender-based violence (GBV) at their marital home in Fourways a few years ago.

Thembekwayo denied assaulting the mother of his children and instead accused her of being a substance abuser.

Vusi Thembekwayo
Vusi Thembekwayo. Image via Instagram @vusithembekwayo