Gavel

Man who assaults mentally ill mother dragged to court

Nhlalwenhle Ncube
MBEKEZELI Ndlovu is a mother beater!

His mentally ill mother, Dumisani Sally Ndlovu (63), has been having it bad atA� the hands of her violent son untilA� relatives decided to take the cruel son to court.

Dumisani a former teacher stays under the care of nurse aides but her unruly son makes it a point to fire them so that he goes ahead with abuse.

It could have been worse had his uncle (name not given) not applied for a protection order for his sister.

a�?I am applying for a protection order on behalf of my mentally disturbed sister Dumisani Sally Ndlovu. Her son beats her up with clenched fists and takes away food from home to sell. He even chases away nurse aides hired to help the complainant,a�? he said.

The uncle begged the court to intervene and stop the respondenta��s abusive behaviour.

He also revealed that a family meeting was held with Mbekezeli and they hoped to see change in his behaviour.

In response, Mbekezeli apologised and promised to change.

Western Commonage magistrate Tancy Dube granted the order in favour of applicant.

Mbekezeli is now expected to live in peace and harmony with his mother and never to abuse nurse aides.