Alleged toddler killer to seek bail

2011-10-17 14:34

A Western Cape man charged with killing a toddler and hiding the body in a suitcase will apply for bail next week.

Akhona Mgijima (20) of Guguletu outside Cape Town made his second appearance in the Athlone Magistrates’ Court today.

Magistrate David Lackay scheduled his bail application for October 26.

Mgijima allegedly kidnapped a toddler last week before slitting the boy’s throat and hiding the body in a suitcase under his bed.

He was arrested after a neighbour saw blood on his hand and became suspicious.

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