Dr. Nandipha Magudumana, a prominent South African doctor and entrepreneur, has been making headlines recently after her arrest alongside her alleged boyfriend, Thabo Bester. Dr. Magudumana is the Founder and CEO of Optimum Medical Aesthetics, where she also works as an aesthetic physician. However, her detention has caused quite a stir among netizens due to her alleged involvement in the high-profile escape of Thabo Bester from Mangaung Maximum Security Prison in May 2022.
According to reports, Dr. Magudumana reportedly helped Thabo Bester escape from prison by changing his body with a corpse brought in by a private vehicle. During their chaotic and spirited escape from their R12 million mansion, Dr. Magudumana was allegedly forced to abandon her two children, whom she had from a previous marriage. This act, combined with her alleged involvement in the prison escape, has sparked outrage among many South Africans.
Recently, news came to light that Thabo Bester was tracked down and arrested in Arusha by South African Crime Intelligence officers. Dr. Magudumana was also arrested alongside him, and a Mozambican national who was allegedly assisting them was also taken into custody. The arrests were made following joint efforts by Interpol and the Police’s Crime Intelligence Unit.
As the investigation into the scandal continues, the public is eager to learn more about the details of the case and the role that Dr. Magudumana played in it. Many are expressing their shock and dismay at the allegations and the impact that this scandal could have on Dr. Magudumana’s professional reputation and the future of her business.