Blue light crash: trial in July

2009-05-07 00:00

The trial date for VIP protection unit member Hlanganani Nxumalo (28) in connection with the so-called “blue light” crash on the N3 last November has been fixed for July 16 and 17.

Nxumalo will stand trial in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court.

He faces charges of attempted murder and malicious damage to property for allegedly causing an accident by shooting at a car which did not move over in response to “blue lights” on the N3 near Ashburton on November 15 last year. Eight people were reportedly injured as a result of the accident.

Nxumalo — a bodyguard of Social Welfare MEC, Meshack Radebe — is on R3 500 bail.

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