Isibaya actress allegedly attacked and robbed at gunpoint

2019-06-03 15:29
Asavela Mngqithi
Asavela Mngqithi. (photo: Asavela Mngqithi facebook)

Taking to her Twitter page, she informed her followers that she was "not okay" after she was attacked and robbed in her home on Saturday night.

"Yesterday I was held at gun point and beaten up," she wrote.

"I was with family (mom and siblings) at home in lamontville. I’m not okay ????God I’m grateful for my life," she tweeted.


Speaking to Move! KwaZulu-Natal SAPS spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala confirmed that a home robbery did take a place in Lamontville on Saturday night.

"A case of robbery is being investigated by Lamontville SAPS.  It is alleged that on 1 June 2019 at 23:55, the victim was asleep at her home with her family when four armed suspects smashed the gate lock and opened the door.  The suspects held up the victims and fled the scene with the complainant’s vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered at Umlazi C section," she told Move!

Multiple attempts to get a hold of Asavela were unsuccessful at the time of publishing.

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