We've got news for you.

Register on Sunday Times at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Lawyer knocked out as boxing gym claims victory in rowdy bout


Lawyer knocked out as boxing gym claims victory in rowdy bout

Attorney’s hopes of muting ‘noisy’ gym drenched after judge counterpunches against interim interdict

Cape Town bureau chief

A boxing gym that runs early morning classes backed by “loud techno/dance music” has landed a knockout blow in a row about noise with the lawyer next door.

Attorney Trudie Broekmann and her husband, Gerhard van der Merwe, obtained an interim interdict on December 30 which left Drenched Boxing (https://drenched.co.za/) on the ropes by banning it from using amplification during classes in its heated Cape Town city centre premises.

Two months later, in an affidavit, Van der Merwe said: “The peacefulness of our home and my office since the [interim] court order ... have made such a wonderful change in our lives.”..

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

Sunday Times Daily

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Previous Article

‘I’m shocked’: Zandspruit mob justice reaches new extreme

By Nomahlubi Sonjica and Iavan Pijoos
3 min read