Cape Town – Hoekwil, Western Cape, resident Daniel Janse van Rensburg is another step closer to putting his
Equatorial Guinea prison ordeal behind.
Obiang's lawyers appealed an earlier judgment which ordered his property in Clifton to be attached. This formed part of Janse van Rensburg's R75 million claim against Obiang for wrongful detention in Equatorial Guinea.
Janse van Rensburg earlier successfully obtained an attachment order involving estates belonging to Obiang in Bishopscourt and a bungalow in Clifton.
He had allegedly ordered the arrest of the 53-year-old Janse van Rensburg, who spent two years behind bars in the West African country, following a business deal that went awry.
Obiang was in charge of defence and security during Van Rensburg's illegal detention and the political head in charge of the armed forces, police and prisons.
Father-of-two Janse van Rensburg was imprisoned in Black Beach Prison, a notorious jail in Equatorial Guinea from September 2013 for 423 days.