Ex-ANCYL official gets bail after shooting

2014-09-18 12:04
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Polokwane - Former ANC Youth League Limpopo secretary Jacob Lebogo was granted R5 000 bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Lebogo is accused of shooting and wounding current ANCYL leader Boy Mamabolo and three others at a Metro FM event in Polokwane on Sunday night. He faces four counts of attempted murder.

Mamabolo was taken to hospital in a serious condition, police spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said on Monday. The other three were treated and discharged.

Court full

Courtroom B was packed, with some people standing in the gallery. A private security firm had increased its manpower and conducted double searches before the public entered the court.

Lebogo handed himself to police on Tuesday and appeared briefly in court, where the matter was postponed.

Mamabolo is a former friend of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Malema was expelled as ANCYL president and went on to form the EFF.

The case was postponed to 14 November for further investigation.

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