Diepsloot murder suspect due in court

2013-10-21 07:43
An identikit of the Diepsloot suspect. (SAPS)

An identikit of the Diepsloot suspect. (SAPS)

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Tensions flare in Diepsloot

2013-10-18 11:59

As a fifth suspect is arrested for the rape and murder of two toddlers in Diepsloot, community members took to the streets resulting in police firing shots. Watch.WATCH

Johannesburg - A 29-year-old man accused of the murder of two children in Diepsloot was expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Monday.

He was arrested in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, on Friday for the murder of 2-year-old Yonelisa Mali and her 3-year-old cousin, Zandile Mali.

The man had been on the run since the discovery of the toddlers in a toilet cubicle on Tuesday.

He would face two charges of murder, rape and kidnapping.

Four other men appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of rape and murder.

The case was postponed to Thursday for the men to apply for Legal Aid.

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