3 in court for killing Catholic priest
Durban - Three men appeared in the Melmoth Magistrate's Court on Friday for allegedly killing a Catholic priest, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
"The case was postponed to January 17 for the suspects to be provided with legal aid," Captain Thulani Zwane said.
Khulekani Mbatha, 18, Siqiniko Dlamini, 21, and Mduduzi Mabaso, 24, were arrested at their homes at KwaNongoma on Tuesday for allegedly attacking Catholic priest Senzo Mbokazi in Melmoth in November.
"He was found dead in church with stab wounds and it is suspected he was strangled," said Zwane.
The men were charged with murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances.