Throughout Norma Mngoma (formally Gigaba) courtroom case within the Pretoria Justice of the Peace’s Court docket on Monday, the estranged spouse of the previous finance minister accused Hawks for illegal arrest.
Nevertheless, Hawks slammed her claims and stated there was nothing unlawful about her arrest.
Norma Mngoma appeared briefly on the Pretoria Justice of the Peace’s Court docket on costs of of crimen injuria and malicious injury to property after she allegedly broken a luxurious automotive which her husband borrowed.
Her case was postponed until October 1
After her arrest, Hawks raided her residence and seized her devices.
In courtroom, Norma claimed the actions of the Hawks have been illegal.
She additionally argued that her arrest was a deliberate conspiracy to bully and intimidate her in an effort to acquire entry to her devices to delete sure info.
She claimed that when she bought her gadgets again, some messages and pictures have been really deleted.
On this matter, Hawks insisted there was nothing unlawful about their raid.
Mulaudzi stated what she is claiming doesn’t make sense.
“That’s her personal assertion and with regards to seizure of gadgets we wouldn’t even go that far, what could be the purpose? What objective wouldn’t it serve? However like I say, let’s depart it for the courts to determine.
“From our aspect, we’re clear from the start to say, if she has an issue she ought to method the courts, for aid.”
“So far as we’re involved, every little thing was carried out legally and as such we nonetheless keep that it was carried out throughout the confines of the legislation,” stated Mulaudzi.
The courtroom postponed the case to October 1.