- Bonang Matheba was a no-show at her court appearance on Thursday
- She has been given one last chance to appear in court, but failure to pitch will lead to her arrest
- The celeb is claiming to be in New York for the UN summit, however she is only scheduled to be there next week
Bonang Matheba could be facing arrest after she failed to appear in court to face charges of tax fraud.
Queen B has been denying all accusations that she has committed any sort of crime regarding her personal and business taxes, however she had been summonsed to appear in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercialised Crimes Court on Thursday.
Bonang is claiming to be in New York for the UN summit that is currently underway, however the courts did not rule this as a reasonable circumstance that would allow her to reschedule.
Briefly.co.za learned that the media personality is chairing a discussion in New York, but the talk is only scheduled to happen next week so technically she would be able to fly back to Mzansi for her appearance without missing any of her work commitments.
Phindi Mjonondwane, a spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority has released a statement which confirmed that Bonang was a no-show and TimesLIVe reports that the celeb’s legal team had not provided the courts with a suitable explanation about her absence.
Parody account Man’s Not Barry Roux, after getting on Queen B’s bad side earlier this week, has reported that an arrest warrant has been issued, but it is not in immediate effect as it needs to be served in person.
A new court date has been set for Bonang as she was unable to receive her summons, but if she misses this court appearance, then by law, they can arrest her.
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