Murder accused to apply for bail

2013-06-11 00:00

TEENAGER Claudius Chetty, who is charged with the murder of Greytown teenager Rashmika Janthielayal, will apply for bail on June 19.

The date for the bail application, which is being opposed by the state, was fixed when Chetty (18) appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court for the second time yesterday.

Chetty, of Copesville, is charged with stabbing Rashmika multiple times on the stairway of the uMgungundlovu FET college’s Northdale campus on June 3. She died at the scene.

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