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South African Prosecuting Authority Drops Sjava Rape Case

South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority has reportedly withdrawn Sjava's rape case due to lack of evidence. Lady Zamar's allegations against the singer will no longer receive a trial.

According to Sowetan Live, South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has decided to withdraw the rape case against hip-hop artist, Sjava. This comes after a year-long investigation which began when house musician, Lady Zamar, first opened the rape case against Sjava in 2019. The South African Police Services (SAPS) escalated the case to the NPA last year in order for them to decide on whether the case should be prosecuted. Limpopo police spokesperson, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, confirmed to the media that Sjava's rape case has been declined for prosecution. Lady Zamar has been facing backlash on social media following the recent outcome of her case.

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