The information in this article is about King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo Biography, Age, Wife, Son & Net Worth…
Buyelekhaya Zwelinbanzi Dalindyebo ka Sabata (born 1964) whose praise name is Zwelibanzi is a king of the abaThembu in South Africa.
His father is Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo who was a previous king and a descendant of the amaHala dynasty, and ruler of the current bakwaDalindyebo lineage.
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Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo Age
He was born in the year 1964 in Cape Town, South Africa. He is 57 years old as of 2021.
Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo Wife & Son
He is married to Queen Nokwanda Dalindyebo and together they have a son named Azenathi Zanelizwe Dalindyebo.
Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo Arrest
- He was in May 2005 indicted for fraud, murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and arson at the Mthatha High Court, and was subsequently convicted.
- When Helen Zille was the Democratic Alliance (DA) party leader, the DA in 2013 recruited Dalindyebo to join the party.
- President Jacob Zuma was written to in July 2014 by a group of Thembu chiefs requesting that Dalindyebo be removed, claiming he was an “evil king” and “not fit to rule”
- Dalindyebo was sentenced to 12 years in prison in October 2015 and his membership of the DA was terminated.
- Dalindyebo made last-minute efforts to avoid incarceration by petitioning President Jacob Zuma for a presidential pardon in December 2015. A second bid for a presidential pardon was launched in early 2016