SIDVWASHINI: Incarcerated pro-democracy Member of Parliament(MP) Mthandeni Dube was on Saturday morning forcefully transferred from Sidvwashini to Matsapha Maximum Prison.
Reached for comments, Sicelo Mngomezulu, the South African Correspondent Attorney representing the MP confirmed that his client is now at Matsapha Prison, however, he said the reason for the transfer was not communicated to him or his legal team.
“I can confirm that MP Mthandeni Dube was this morning transfered from Sidvwashini to Matsapha Maximum Correctional Facility. According to our preliminary information, the reasons for his transfer have not been communicated to him or the legal team”, said the South African Correspondent Attorney representing the MPs.
Phindile Lomakhosini Dlamini, the Commissioner General of His Majesty’s Correctional Services had not responded at the time of compiling this report.
MP Mthandeni Dube who is critical of King Mswati and his regime was arrested on the 25th July 2021 together with Hosea MP Bacede Mabuza, the MPs were arrested as per an order allegedly issued by Mswati who rules eSwatini as an absolute Monarch.