Sinatheng: accused will brief attorney

2009-04-02 00:00

TWO young men who appeared in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday for the murder of grade nine pupil Nhlanhla Mhlongo on March 30 said they will brief their own attorney.

They are Nxolisi Ndlovu (24) and Ayanda Zungu (21) of Sinathing. They were arrested on Wednesday for stabbing Nhlanhla at the Amakholwa High School.

They were ordered to remain in custody until April 9 for further investigation and possibly an application for bail.

An investigator would not confirm or deny rumours that the murder was drug related, including a rumour that Nhlanhla was killed to silence him.

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