Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency

Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency

Gugu Ncube was charged with public indecency after her nude protest at the Union Buildings on Wednesday.

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A couple of hours after her arrest, Gugu Ncube took to social media to reveal that the police has reportedly filed charges of public indecency against her.

Ncube revealed she has to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday morning, where she will plead not guilty.

"Meet me tomorrow @ Pretoria Magistrates court @8:30. The police charged me with public indecency. I will b pleading not guilty. It's my right 2 demonstrate without causing any violence. Khoi people are naked at union buildings and nobody is arresting them. I won't b intimidated," she wrote on Twitter.

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Meanwhile, Unisa released an official media statement claiming Ncube was never an employee. The statement said Ncube was employed by the Unisa Centre for Early Childhood Education (UCECE), an independent entity.

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The statement added that they dealt with her complaint accordingly when Ncube filed for sexual harassment in 2018.

It said that after a thorough investigation, it was established that there was no basis to charge the staff members concerned with the alleged offences

Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency

Unisa's media statement on Gugu Ncube. Photo credit: SABC News Online/Facebook.
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On Wednesday, Briefly.co.za reported that Ncube staged a nude protest at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Ncube claims to have been unfairly dismissed and to have been the victim of sexual abuse at the University of South Africa (UNISA).

Videos and photos of her protest were shared on social media and a clip of her arrest quickly went viral.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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