AS IT HAPPENED: Alleged ‘coup plotter’ in court

2017-04-28 08:44

A man who allegedly plotted to assassinate officials perceived as state capture beneficiaries is set to make his first appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court today.

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28 Apr 11:57

28 Apr 11:52
Elvis Ramosebudi has returned to the cells. The matter has been concluded.

28 Apr 11:50

28 Apr 11:49
The court proposes that the matter be postponed to May 2 for legal aid and for the accused to be kept in custody.

28 Apr 11:49
The magistrate asks the accused if he will be applying for bail. He says he will.

28 Apr 11:47
The accused cannot recall being admitted into a mental rehabilitation center.

28 Apr 11:46

28 Apr 11:46
Masemola says the cap says it was not normal for a person to commit such an offence using his personal information

28 Apr 11:44
Magistrate asks about a letter for mental examination attached to the docket.

28 Apr 11:44
Magistrate urges that the accused asks legal aid on whether they apply for bail or not.

28 Apr 11:42
Magistrates asks if the accused is employed. Masemola says the accused is not employed. Ramosebudi confirms that he is unemployed.

28 Apr 11:42
Masemola says the matter is serious.

28 Apr 11:41
Masemola asks for a postponement to get more statements.

28 Apr 11:41
State prosecutor King Masemola says the state is going to oppose bail. He will not divulge the names.

28 Apr 11:40
The mag asks him is he is going to get his own lawyer or legal aid, he says he wants legal aid.

28 Apr 11:39

28 Apr 11:39
The mag asks him what language he speaks. He says he speaks Pedi.

28 Apr 11:37
Elvis Ramosebudi makes his first appearance at the Joburg Magistrates Court.

28 Apr 11:36
The court allows the media to take pictures and videos of Mr Elvis Ramosebudi, the alleged coup plotter.

28 Apr 11:36
The state calls Elvis Ramosebudi, the alleged coup plotter.

28 Apr 11:33
Looks like the matter will be starting soon.

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28 Apr 10:09
The matter looks like it is going to be heard by Magistrate Vincent Ratshivumo in court 17 at the Joburg Magistrate Court.

28 Apr 09:27

28 Apr 09:07
The assassination of state capture beneficiaries was going to be carried out by the undercover coup plot snipers, it was reported.

28 Apr 09:07
He was arrested while he was explaining to donors how the assassination of state capture beneficiaries was going to be carried out.

28 Apr 09:07
The Hawks said the suspect is a founding member of the Anti-State Capture Death Squad Alliance (ASCDSA).

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28 Apr 08:45
News24 journalist Amanda Khoza will be reporting from court.

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28 Apr 08:45
The Hawks in October last year intercepted communication material of possible assassinations which were being planned where various members of Cabinet, state-owned entities and prominent South Africans were listed as targets.

28 Apr 08:45

A man who allegedly plotted to assassinate officials perceived as state capture beneficiaries is set to make his first appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

The man, 23, was arrested in Midrand on Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to commit murder and other charges.

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