Mortar bomb suspects' case postponed

2016-08-19 19:06
Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - The case against two men found in possession of an active mortar bomb was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday, police said.

Khethukuthula Mafutswa, 35, and Philani Madondo, 36, made a brief appearance on Friday, Captain Xoli Mbele said.

The case was postponed to August 26 for a formal bail application. They were charged with possession of explosives.  

Police on routine crime prevention duties saw two men carrying a heavy bag and searched them near the Carlton Centre, in central Johannesburg, on Wednesday.

They were searched and the bomb disposal unit was called.

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