Cape Town vigilante case postponed
Cape Town - The case of four men accused of killing a youth has been postponed in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court, the Cape Times reported on Thursday.
Pule Hendricks, 29, Mziyanda Mqumbisa, 22, Mzwanele Mvabasa, 47, and Bongile Gongxeka, 25, appeared on Wednesday. Their case was postponed to April 4.
They stand accused of killing Thabo Mzileni, 19, in a vigilante attack in Sihle Street, D-Block, Lingelethu West, on Saturday.
His feet had been tied and a concrete drain cover and a tyre were on his chest. His family identified his body on Monday.
According to the charge sheet, the four killed him after they accused him of robbing a woman.
The woman apparently told the accused Mzileni had not robbed her. Magistrate Moegamat Cassiem ordered that the four remain in custody.