2 in court for killing man in his sleep

2013-02-01 11:04
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Johannesburg - Two men have appeared in the Umlazi Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead a man in his sleep, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.

"They were charged with murder after they allegedly broke into Bhunu Hlengwa's house two weeks ago and shot him dead while he was in bed with his wife," said Captain Thulani Zwane.

Nkosikhona Gumede, 32, and Sishosonke Gumede, 29, appeared in court on Thursday, when the case was postponed until February 7. They remain in custody.

Two of their alleged accomplices were arrested on Thursday and were expected to appear in the same court on Friday, also on murder charges.


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