Five appear for murder in Free State

2014-01-06 21:49
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Johannesburg - Five men accused of murder appeared in the Welkom Magistrate's Court on Monday, Free State police said.

The case was postponed to 13 January for a bail application, spokesperson Mamello Mokhuoane said.

They were arrested on Sunday. A sixth man was arrested on Monday. Tshepo Raymond Nkobolo, 21, was standing outside a tavern in Thabong with his friends when he was attacked on Saturday night.

Nkobolo had an argument earlier with one of his alleged killers at the tavern. The men left the tavern, returned and allegedly attacked him.

The sixth man was expected to appear in court on Tuesday.

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