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Norma Gigaba, wife of former minister Malusi Gigaba, to spend weekend in jail after arrest

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Norma Mngoma Gigaba, wife of former finance minister Malusi Gigaba, has been arrested and is being detained at the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria. The arrest happened at 6pm on Friday

There is more to the Gigaba story – Hawks

There’s been mixed reaction to the Hawks arrest of former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s wife, Nomachule.

She was arrested on Friday for alleged domestic violence, assault, malicious damage to property, and crimen injuria.

why the priority investigations unit, and not the police, got involved in the case, Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said there was more to the story than what’s been reported.

He would not elaborate.

Many people on social media noted that the Hawk’s mandate is to deal with national priority issues such as serious organised crime.

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi explains the arrest.

“In this case, we were briefed or informed of a very serious matter which necessitated us to look into it and to investigate it as well.

“It is not something very light, it is a very serious matter that we are dealing with and unfortunately we cannot get into those details but this is just one part of the investigations that we are dealing with, there is still a second leg,” he said.

She is expected to appear in the Hatfield Magistrate court for a bail application on Monday.

“In this case, we were briefed or informed of a very serious matter which necessitated us to look into it and to investigate it as well.”

“It is not something very light, it is a very serious matter that we are dealing with. Unfortunately, we cannot get into those details. This is just one part of the investigations that we are dealing with,” he said.

Norma Gigaba has been released on bail.

Her attorney, Victor Nkwashu, confirmed her release on Saturday night.

She is expected to appear in the Hatfield Magistrate court for a bail application on Monday.

Former minister Malusi Gigaba’s wife, Norma, has been arrested by the Hawks.

She is expected in court on Monday for alleged assault and malicious damage to property.

A video of a damaged vehicle recently went viral on social media.


Former minister Malusi Gigaba’s wife, Norma, was arrested on Friday for alleged assault and malicious damage to property, News24 can confirm.

“The suspect, who cannot be named, has been arrested after a warrant of arrest was executed.

“The suspect is facing charges of assault and malicious damage to property,” Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi told SA TIMES on Friday.

Norma will spend the weekend in police cells ahead of her court appearance at Hatfield Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

A video of a damaged vehicle went viral on social media this week.

It is believed the vehicle belonged to her husband, Malusi.

During an on-air interview with broadcaster eNCA, Mulaudzi confirmed that the former minister had been assaulted, but would not elaborate on the extent of the injuries inflicted.