Rhodes Park rape and murder case postponed

2016-10-18 13:47
Zukisa Kela's uncle Sibongile Kela talking to reporters at the scene of his nephew's murder. (Mpho Raborife, News24)

Zukisa Kela's uncle Sibongile Kela talking to reporters at the scene of his nephew's murder. (Mpho Raborife, News24)

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Johannesburg - The trial of three men accused of killing two men and raping one of their partners in Rhodes Park was postponed in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. 

The three men made a brief court appearance on Tuesday morning. 

The case was postponed to October 24. 

Thabo Nkala, Edmor Ndlovu and Mduduzi Mathibela were allegedly part of a 12-man gang that attacked two couples walking in the park in Kensington on the evening of October 17 last year.

Sizwe Tyeke, 33, and school teacher Zukisa Kela, 29, were assaulted, tied up and thrown into the park's lake, where they drowned. One of their partners was raped. The second woman managed to run away. 

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