Throughout Norma Mngoma (formally Gigaba) court docket 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 fees of of crimen injuria and malicious harm 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 court docket, Norma claimed the actions of the Hawks had been illegal.
She additionally argued that her arrest was a deliberate conspiracy to bully and intimidate her with a view to acquire entry to her devices to delete sure data.
She claimed that when she received her gadgets again, some messages and pictures had 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 in the case of 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 resolve.
“From our aspect, we’re clear from the start to say, if she has an issue she ought to method the courts, for reduction.”
“So far as we’re involved, all the things was achieved legally and as such we nonetheless preserve that it was achieved throughout the confines of the legislation,” stated Mulaudzi.
The court docket postponed the case to October 1.