JOHANNESBURG – An Interpol spokeswoman says that bail has been granted for the son-in-law of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
Isaac Amuah, a former professor at Manchester Community Technical College, turned himself in to South African police Monday, and was granted bail of $73,000. Amuah had left Connecticut 12 years ago while facing sexual assault charges. He strongly denies all charges.
Amuah is accused of sexually assaulting a 34-year-old student inside Amuah's Manchester apartment in 1993. He was given permission to travel to South Africa for the holidays in 1993 and never returned.
Amuah is married to Mandela's oldest daughter, Makaziwe, who was present at the bail hearing.
Interpol's Tummi Shai says Amuah has been very cooperative. His next court appearance is set for Feb. 11.