Dr Nandipha Magudumana

Dr Nandipha Magudumana in court. Images from X formerly Twitter @Am_Blujay

“Give her a SAFTA” – Disgraced Dr Nandipha drags the Correctional Services to the police

Despite failing to appear before the courts, Dr Nandipha Magudumana has opened a case of assault against the Correctional Services.

Dr Nandipha Magudumana

Dr Nandipha Magudumana in court. Images from X formerly Twitter @Am_Blujay

Justice fugitive and celebrity doctor Dr Nandipha Magudumana is topping trends in the backdrop of her latest court appearance.

However, the disgraced doctor failed to make her court appearance after it was reported that she was ill and was not well enough to stand trial.

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It was reported that the disgraced doctor fainted in police custody before her court appearance.

Dr Nandipha Magudumana’s lawyer, Machini Motloung, confirmed that his client fainted and was kept in “appalling” conditions on the floor in the basement of the Park Road police station.

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He explained that he was refused direct access to his client, which he found to be “unacceptable”. In the backdrop of the news, it was reported that she was ill due to an alleged food poisoning at Bizzah Makhate Correctional Centre in Kroonstad.

It has been reported that several inmates have been not well apparently due to alleged food poisoning or something of that nature.

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However, in the backdrop of the news, the police have confirmed that Dr Nandipha Magudumana has opened an assault case against the Correctional Services.

She alleges she was assaulted at the Kroonstad Correctional Services Centre yesterday before being transported to court.


Against the backdrop of the news, Mzansi has since flooded X, formerly Twitter, with their two cents. Here are some comments that flooded social media after the news dropped.

@Bongani_masuku5 said: “l don’t believe her Dr nandipha Magudumane is a good actor, at some point she claimed to have been kidnaped by Thabo Bester till today she haven’t opened a case against him, but she is quick to open a case against Correctional service.”

@Sinelizwi_ posted: “Give her a SAFTA already!!😭😭 she is well on her way to Emmy Awards.”

ALSO READ: Thabo Bester and Dr Nandipha appear in court TODAY [watch]

@Thokoza68945806 commented: “The Winnie Mandela of our times.”

@Sillymetal commented: “She opened the case after finding out she’ll be in jail till 22 Feb 2024 😂😂😂 she’ll spend the festive season benekant.”