Park Rynie Hijack: Application for bail held over for fifth time

2012-05-04 00:00

THE bail application for hijacking and murder accused Sihle Nzimande (28) was postponed for the fifth time in the Scottburgh Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

The case was adjourned to May 11 for the acting magistrate to receive a delegation from the Department of Justice.

Nzimande’s first appearance for a bail application was on April 13. During last week’s proceedings the defence called Nzimande’s traditional healer to testify on his behalf.

The defence argued that Nzimande suffered from convulsions that were treatable only by traditional medicine. He was remanded in police custody.

Nzimande and his co-accused, John Phineas Vezi (42), are charged with the hijacking and murder of Soomeshan Govender of Umkomaas. He was killed in Park Rynie on the morning of March 25.

Vezi abandoned his application for bail during his second court appearance. — Witness Reporter.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.