Jub Jub’s court case not heard

2010-03-09 10:35

Hip hop star Jub Jub, who has been accused of killing four students while drag racing in Soweto, has not appeared in court as expected today.


Community leader Dlangezwa Mvelase said the case would be heard in

the Protea Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.

“We will be here picketing tomorrow... We want to oppose their

bail,” said Mvelase.


The men, one of whom is a well-known hip hop artist, were racing

down the road which runs between Protea Glen and Protea North yesterday when

they smashed into four boys walking home from school with two other

friends.


The teenagers, aged between 17 and 19, were killed on the scene

when the two Mini Coopers collided.


Metro police spokeswoman Edna Mamonyane said: “It is a two-way

street and one of the cars went into the other lane, driving in the lane of

oncoming traffic, parallel to one another.”


When a car came from the other direction, the driver tried to

swerve back into the right lane and crashed into the Mini he was allegedly

racing.


“They both drove onto the pavement and mowed down the four young

boys who were still in school uniform,” Mamonyane said.


The two speedsters would face charges of culpable homicide and

negligent and reckless driving.

 

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