21-year-old Scandal! actor Mbulelo Ndlazilwana who was arrested last Thursday during a brothel raid is said to be a free man.
The actor along with 11 of the suspects have not been charged and have been released from custody.
Eleven women in their early twenties and six men between 19 and 42 were found at the house in the old mining town after a woman ran away and tipped police off about an alleged brothel last Thursday night. The woman who tipped them off was taken to a place of safety.
The 17 were facing charges of allegedly contravening the Sexual Offences Act, and laws designed to prevent human trafficking.