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Mandela's grandson charged with assault

 Mandla Mandela at Waterkloof military airbase on December 14, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.

A grandson of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been charged with assault on suspicion of drawing a firearm against someone last month, a prosecutor in South Africa said Thursday.

Mandla Mandela is accused of drawing a firearm after a man crashed a car into a vehicle driven by one of Mandela's guests in October, according to a senior prosecutor in Mthatha.

Mandela appeared in a Mthatha magistrate's court, and his case was postponed until February 24.