Soni murder trial deferred

2015-11-17 08:27
Rajivee Soni at court.

Rajivee Soni at court. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness)

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Pietermaritzburg - The murder trial of businessman ­Rajivee Soni has been postponed until November 30 in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

The court is currently still dealing with evidence during a trial within a trial to determine the authenticity and admissibility of a video recording ­allegedly made by one of the state ­witnesses in the case.

The witness, Professor Sithebe, alleges that Soni offered him R100 000 to kill Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram in February 2013. He alleges he did not carry out the hit but instead warned Sewram about the plot.

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