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South Africans react to Kwaito star Brickz’s guilty verdict

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Following a three-year court case, Brickz was found guilty of rape, and South Africans have react with shock and disgust.

Disgraced Kwaito star Brickz was on Friday found guilty of raping a 16-year-old minor in his Ruimsig home in 2013.

The musician, whose real name is Sipho Ndlovu, will remain behind bars until sentencing, which is due to take place later this month. National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku on Friday confirmed: “Mr Ndlovu was convicted of rape. After the conviction, the R50 000 bail that he was released on was revoked, hence he is in custody.”

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Ndlovu, who is popularly known for his mega hit song, Sweety My Baby, was found guilty at the Roodepoort Magistrates’ Court. The verdict follows a three-year, highly publicised court case.

Upon hearing the announcement, this is how South Africans reacted

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It has also been reported that the musician’s wife, Nqobile Ndlovu, helped the 16-year-old open the charges against her husband. Social media users also applauded Nqobile for empowering her husband’s victim.

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What are your thoughts on this case? Do you think the Judge will throw the book at Brickz?

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Mashudu Malema