4 in court for robbery at NFP leader's home

Johannesburg - Four people accused of breaking into the home of National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi are due to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court on Monday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Among them was her domestic worker, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

The four were arrested on Thursday and face a charge of house robbery.

Two men armed with knives allegedly broke into kaMagwaza-Msibi's Umhlanga home last Wednesday and accosted her daughter.

KaMagwaza-Msibi was not at home at the time, but her daughter was. She was not hurt during the incident.

The intruders broke down the bathroom door and ransacked the house. They fled with valuables, including cash from a safe.

Zwane could not say how much was taken but The Citizen reported that it was R500 000.