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‘I checked out of psych ward to help a friend, not brief would-be killers’

Former cop says video in which she is allegedly seen plotting her sister and her children’s killings was an act

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In March 2018, then police officer Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu had been undergoing psychiatric treatment at the Life Carstenhof Hospital in Midrand, Johannesburg.

It was from this hospital that she received a day pass approved by her psychiatrist so she could embark on a trip to Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga. The state alleges she booked herself out of hospital and took this trip to point out her sister’s house to hitmen she had hired to kill her sister and her five children. The court has heard through the “hitmen’s” evidence that the Carstenhof admission was simply for an alibi. 

“My admission at Carstenhof was a follow-up on what happened when I was earlier admitted at Arwyp [Medical Centre]. What [alleged hitman Njabulo Kunene] said about me checking in to Carstenhof as an alibi, I never told him anything like that,” Ndlovu said...

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