Suspended eThekwini Municipality manager Sipho Nzunza was allegedly caught bedding a friend’s wife in a video that is circulating on social media.
Nzuza was suspended after he was arrested for his alleged role in the R430-million Durban Solid Waste fraud and corruption case involving former mayor Zandile Gumede, other city officials, councillors and businesses.
In a video doing the rounds on social media, A man believed to be Nzuza was busted at a lodge while in the middle of an adulterous affair. Rumour has it that the former City Manager was bashed and left for dead. He was beaten to a pulp and is currently nursing wounds.
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In the wake of the viral video, it has been established that Nzuza appeared before the courts recently. Durban regional court magistrate Garth Davis dismissed his application on Tuesday for a relaxation of bail condition and imposed even harsher conditions in a lengthy ruling in which he detailed why he did not believe Nzuza should be allowed to sit in the city’s accounting officer chair until after the criminal trial is over.
Nzuza and his co-accused, including former mayor Zandile Gumede, have been served with indictments to appear in the Durban high court and a date for the trial is expected to be set later this year.
Nzunza handed himself in on the 10th of March 2020 and joined the former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede in an ongoing tender corruption case related to awarding of work to contractors for a 2016 Durban Solid Waste tender.