Woman who accused Zizi Kodwa of sexual assault withdrew complaint

Woman who accused Zizi Kodwa of sexual assault withdrew complaint

In February, ANC Head of Presidency, Zizi Kodwa, was accused of sexual assault during a private function in April 2018. The accuser has since withdrawn her complaint, saying it caused damage to her and her family.

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ANC Head of Presidency, Zizi Kodwa, has seen the sexual assault case against him withdrawn.

The complaint was lodged in February, and a woman claimed that she was raped at a private function in April 2018. Kodwa was accused of drugging and then having his way with the woman in a hotel in Sandton.

The woman has now written a letter to Ace Magashule, the ANC's Secretary-General, to say that she wants to withdraw her complaint, as reported on by City Press.

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Briefly.co.za learnt that the woman said in her letter that she's been used in 'ANC fights' that have nothing to do with her and that the complaint has caused damage to her and her family, as well as Kodwa.

“After a long time of reflection since I submitted my complaint to your office, I have come to the conclusion to immediately withdraw the complaint.
“My letter, which was subsequently leaked to the media, has caused immeasurable damage to me, my family and no doubt to Mr Kodwa.”

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According to City Press, Kodwa hasn't seen the letter but always believed the whole thing was only aimed at tarnishing his image.

“I haven't seen this letter, but I have always knew that this was orchestrated maliciously to tarnish my image.”
“Most tragically, I detest the use of such serious societal maladies like rape, sexual harassment and women abuse to simply achieve narrow factional and political ends.
It is an insult to the women of this country and a fight against women abuse."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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