Rameez Patel due back in court

2015-09-22 08:13
Rameez Patel. (File, Marietie Louw-Carstens, Netwerk24)

Rameez Patel. (File, Marietie Louw-Carstens, Netwerk24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Polokwane - Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel, who is accused of the murder of his wife, is expected to appear in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Patel is out on R250 000 bail for the alleged murder of Fatima Patel, who was found dead in a pool of blood, with a gun wound to the head, in the couple’s rented apartment in Nirvana, a suburb in Polokwane, on April 10.

Six days later, he was arrested and charged with her murder.

During a previous court appearance, it emerged that the bloody clothes Patel wore on the day in question were still missing.

Investigators also told the court that they were still searching for the gun.

He is also facing a second murder charge in relation to the killing of Tony Adams in 2013. He was also released on R250 000 bail for that case.

It is alleged that Adams tried to break into Patel parents’ home. But Patel told the court that Adams was beaten by a mob instead.

He did, however, confirm that he visited the scene of the crime.

Read more on:    rameez patel  |  polokwane  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.