‘A life of abuse by perly king’

Domestic violence, alcohol, drugs marked marriage of poaching mastermind Morne Blignault and his wife, court hears

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Pregnant at 14 and working only seven months in her life since she left school, a picture was painted in presentencing proceedings of the former wife of convicted perlemoen poaching kingpin Morne Blignault being in a marriage riddled with extreme abuse. Testifying in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday , social worker Ayanda Nkumisa – who compiled a detailed probation officer’s report on Marshelle Blignault, 42 – told judge Mandela Makaula that her relationship with her former husband had...

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