Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mbuso Mandela, 24, was arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl. According to reports, the crime was committed on August 7th, but wasn’t reported until a week later. Police say the victim was dining at a popular Johannesburg restaurant when Mandela allegedly attacked her in the bathroom after she had excused herself from her friends.
According to the victim’s family, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela sent a bodyguard to the victim’s home, disguised as a cop,to try and interfere with the boy’s arrest. The bodyguard allegedly told the victim’s family that police would not arrest the suspected rapist.
“When the father asked to see his badge, he didn’t have one. It turned out he had been sent by Winnie,” the family spokesman said.
There hasn’t been any comment from the Mandela family just yet.
If these allegations are true, this is absolutely disgusting. What a way to tarnish Nelson Mandela’s legacy. Smh. Hopefully there’s more to the story, and this actually didn’t happen.