Equatorial Guinea’s vice-president‚ Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue‚ has had his multimillion rand Clifton beach cottage attached in preparation for a civil claim. But the High Court in Cape Town has refused to attach a second Cape Town mansion‚ also targetted by Daniel Janse van Rensburg‚ who is preparing to sue Obiang for R75m for unlawful imprisonment. Van Rensburg was held for 423 days in Black Beach prison in Malabo‚ capital of Equatorial Guinea‚ after an aviation deal with one of Obiang’s family members turned sour. He said he was tortured and humiliated. He also contracted typhoid‚ malaria and hepatitis‚ which nearly caused his death. Janse van Rensburg languished in jail while Obiang‚ son of President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mbasogo‚ enjoyed a lavish lifestyle with yachts‚ luxury cars — including four bought on holiday in SA — and properties around the world. He bought the Clifton property‚ which overlooks Fourth Beach‚ for R23.5m in 2013 and spent another R26m on a house in Bish...

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