Kwaito singer Sipho "Brickz"
Ndlovu is waiting to hear how many years he will be spending in jail at the end
of his trial. Pre- sentencing for his trial has started in the Roodepoort Magistrate's
Court on Thursday.
MONEY ISSUES AND LEGAL CHALLENGES
Last month the Roodepoort Magistrate's
Court denied him bail pending his sentence. Magistrate John Baloyi let known to
the court that granting Brickz bail would not be in the interest of justice. “The
presumption of innocence no longer applies. He has already been convicted. Rape
is a big concern in the country. I am not convinced that the accused would
attend his sentencing,” Baloyi told the court. Brickz was found guilty by the
court in July for raping a 16 year old girl at his home in 2013. According to
reports Brickz had to sell most of his assets to pay legal fees for the
HIS WIFE SPEAKS OUT
Speaking to Tshisa Live Brickz’s wife Nqobile
Ndlovu says she is stressed because the musician is her husband and father of
her kids. “The situation is weighing me down. Brickz is my husband, we have
been together for a long time and he is the father of my kids," she
revealed. She feels overwhelmed by the
whole situating and that she cannot think straight. "I can't think
straight when it comes to this hectic situation. I need strength from God to
pull through, but I'm waiting for the sentencing," she added.