Gautrain shooting: Two get bail

2012-03-15 18:43
Pretoria - Two people accused of shooting and wounding a newly-appointed Gautrain bus driver were granted bail by the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Busisiwe Malema and Frans Makadikoa were granted bail of R1 000 each.

A third accused, Jan Gijima Ndlovu, was denied bail after the court concluded he would be a threat to public safety.

The matter was postponed until March 30 for further investigation.

The driver was shot on Monday in Rooihuiskraal while trial-running bus routes in the Centurion area.

The trial-run was with a view to reinstating routes after recent illegal strikes by Gautrain bus drivers.

About 320 drivers were fired in February as a result of the strike.
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