Montecasino case postponed

2014-01-16 10:51
Jean-Pierre Malan appears in the Randburg Magistrate's Court along with his girlfriend, Maruschka Robinson, in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found in his car at Montecasino in Fourways. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

Jean-Pierre Malan appears in the Randburg Magistrate's Court along with his girlfriend, Maruschka Robinson, in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found in his car at Montecasino in Fourways. (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

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Johannesburg - The case of two people accused of killing a man and leaving his body in the boot of a car at Montecasino, Johannesburg, has been postponed to 26 March.

The matter was postponed in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday for further investigation and for a bail application.

Prosecutor Yusuf Baba told the court the State had no problem with the two accused applying for bail.

However, he reminded the court that the case was complex and could not be resolved speedily.

"This is a very complex murder. It's not a straight forward murder case. It can never be completed in a short period of time," said Baba.

Jean-Pierre Malan and his girlfriend Maruschka Robinson, a former stripper, face murder charges after Dustan Blom's decomposing body was found in the boot of his own car in the parking garage at the entertainment venue in September.

He was found after security guards noticed a bad smell coming from the car.

Robinson was arrested on 24 September, and Malan on 26 September. At their previous court appearance, Malan's lawyer Shaun Hamilton said his client would provide blood and handwriting samples.
- SAPA
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