Modimolle attackers bail application delayed

2012-03-30 14:08
Modimolle - Rain on Friday delayed the bail application in the Modimolle Magistrate's Court of three men charged along with Johan Kotzé for the attack on his estranged wife.

Heavy rain fell just before noon and the court ordered that their application be delayed because it was interfering with the recording system.

Earlier, when the proceedings started, the court ordered that no placards be displayed during proceedings. This was after a group of six people dressed in pink T-shirts waved posters when the three accused - Andries Sithole, Peter Mohlako and Frans Mphaka - emerged from the holding cells.

The placards had slogans calling for the court not to grant them bail.

"Jail, no bail for monsters," read one, while another stated: "A life sentence is the best solution".

The men are charged with gang-raping Kotzé's estranged wife and mutilating her with objects including nails, a screwdriver, and a grinder, while Kotzé allegedly held them at gunpoint on January 3.

They had been hired to work in the garden of Kotzé's rented home in Modimolle when he allegedly forced them to attack his wife. Kotzé also allegedly killed his stepson after luring him to the house.
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