Zuma painting: Accused gets R1 000 bail

2012-05-23 10:27
Johannesburg - The man who allegedly tried to spray paint the word "respect" on the wall of the Goodman Gallery was granted bail in Hillbrow Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

George Moyo was granted R1 000 bail and would return to court on June 14. He was charged with malicious damage to property.

When he was apprehended the letters "res" had been sprayed onto the white wall.

He was the third person to be arrested after Brett Murray's painting The Spear was defaced on Tuesday.

Two men painted over the canvas depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals hanging out.

A full bench of the South Gauteng High Court would hear an application by the ANC on Thursday to have the painting removed.

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