Calls for Mduduzi Manana to resign

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The Commission for Gender Equality is calling on ANC MP Mduduzi Manana to resign from public office following allegations that he assaulted his former domestic worker, Christine Wiro.

Manana has denied attacking Wiro at his Fourways home, north of Johannesburg.

She allegedly let a guest into the house without his permission.

Manana has also denied allegations that he offered her R100 000 to withdraw drop charges against him.

This after Wiro opened an assault case at the Douglasdale police station which she later withdrew.

The NPA has indicated its pursuing the case.

Gender Commission’s Javu Baloyi says it’s barely six months after Manana was convicted of assaulting three women at a Johannesburg night club he’s again been accused of the same crime.

He says: “We believe as a commision for gender equality Mr Manana is unrehabilitated. His anger and frustration in so far as dealing with women is still there for everyone to see. He hasn’t learnt a lesson from the previous indescretion that he did at Cubana night club.”

“As a result the commission for gender equality is saying to him and the party that sent him to parliament that they must do the necessary thing and recall him or he must resign in the endevour to help us fight gender based violence in society.”