PICTURES | #IdolsSA ABUSE ACCUSER SPEAKS OUT AFTER TEXT MESSAGES EMERGE – CHARGES WITHDRAWN – THE FULL STORY

In a series of screengrabs the woman, Neo Tsele, said she was: "shattered and disappointed"

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The woman who alleged that #IdolsSA runner-up Mthokozisi Ndaba violently assaulted her has spoken up against what she believes is the silencing of survivors by the justice system. 

In a series of screengrabs the woman, Neo Tsele, said she was: “shattered and disappointed” by the fact that Ndaba’s was let free provisionally. Ndaba (25) appeared yesterday at the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court where the criminal charges against him were provisionally withdrawn pending further investigations.

Tsele (21) questioned in the post what women would need to do in order to have the criminal justice system believe them. She said: “Should we start taking videos while being beaten up? Wow. the police are failing us over and over again. Abuse will never end in SA because we are not taken seriously,” it read.

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