AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is finally behind bars after a lengthy legal battle to stay out of jail.
The monarch's bid for a bail extension was dismissed by the Mthatha High Court on Wednesday, forcing the king to hand himself over or face arrest.
Ray White, standing in for Stephen Grootes, spoke to EWN reporter Xolani Goyana about the king's options.
Listen to the conversation below:
The king handed himself over with just 20 minutes to spare... The police were ready to enforce a committal warrant if he didn't hand himself over— Xolani Goyana, EWN reporter
According to the law, they (the king and his lawyer) have exhausted just about every legal avenue...— Xolani Goyana, EWN reporter