Johan Kotzé case postponed to May

2012-02-10 10:04
Modimolle - The case against murder accused Johan Kotzé and his three alleged accomplices was postponed in the Modimolle Magistrate's Court on Friday.

A trial date would be set at their next appearance on May 11.

Kotzé is accused of masterminding his estranged wife Ina Bonnette's torture and rape, and of killing her son Conrad, 19.

On January 3 he allegedly ordered his three workers at gunpoint to gang-rape Bonnette and mutilate her body with objects including nails, pliers, a grinder, and a screwdriver. He is further alleged to have shot Conrad, after luring him to the house.

The gates to the court closed at 08:30 on Friday, after only a few journalists had been allowed to pass through.

The court room where Kotzé appeared was filled to capacity with reporters, police, ANC Women's League members, and Ina Bonnette's friends.

The five rows of the public gallery were packed, with some people holding up placards.

Outside, crowds continued to sing and protest.

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