Vhembe District councillor due in court on Monday

The councillor was arrested at his home on Saturday.

A 38-year-old member of the Vhembe District Municipal Council in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, is expected to appear in the local  Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

The suspect was arrested for allegedly intimidating two Mayors. He allegedly sent an intimidatory video clip to the Executive Mayor of the Vhembe District Municipal Council, Dowelani Nenguda, and to the Mayor of the Thulamela Local Municipality, Avhashoni Tshifhango.

The suspect is one of the members of the mayoral committee who was reshuffled during a council sitting a week ago.

He was chairperson of the mayoral committee of finance at the Vhembe district municipality. He was arrested at his house in Polokwane on Saturday.