Zuma wife plans to sue over poisoning allegations
Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, accused of being involved in a plot to poison her estranged husband, former President Jacob Zuma, is planning to sue the NPA and the Hawks for malicious prosecution.
Ntuli-Zuma is the second of Zuma's four wives.
News24 notes that in 2015, MaNtuli, as she is affectionately known, was banned from Zuma's Nkandla compound by then-State Security Minister David Mahlobo following ‘revelations’ of her suspected involvement in a plot to poison her husband.
In September, however, the NPA said it had decided not to prosecute anyone for the alleged poisoning of Zuma.
According to a letter to the Hawks from acting KZN DPP Elaine Zungu, there was no evidence to pursue the case.
According to The Star, MaNtuli now wants to force the NPA and Hawks to disclose what information they had to implicate her as a suspect in the first place.
Her lawyer, Ulrich Roux, reportedly told the newspaper that a letter of demand would be sent to the NPA and Hawks by the end of the week.
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