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2 in court for stabbing priest to death

2012-09-12 18:56

Johannesburg - Two people accused of killing a priest appeared in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, Eastern Cape police said.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the priest's wife, Lungisa Xuba, and a man she allegedly hired to kill him, would remain in custody until their next appearance on 5 October.

Reverend Hlubi Xuba, 46, of the St Peter's Anglican church in Butterworth, was stabbed to death on the night of 3 August.