DJ Donald Duck’s murder trial date set for February

2014-09-25 11:10

The murder trial of radio presenter Donald Sebolai will begin in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge in February.

“According to the indictment you’ll be charged with premeditated murder in the high court and the trial will proceed from February 9 to 20 next year,” Magistrate Herman Badenhorst said today in the Protea Magistrates’ Court.

Sebolai arrived at court wearing a golf shirt and khaki-coloured jacket, and holding a purple book with the word “Jesus” on the cover. During his appearance he paged through a copy of the indictment.

At his last appearance on August 13, Badenhorst told Sebolai his case would be transferred to the high court.

“The matter will be tried at the high court. We first have to finalise investigations and once the director of public prosecutions sends me the docket, I will sign it and transfer it to the high court,” he said.

Sebolai is accused of stabbing his girlfriend Rachel Dolly Tshabalala to death in his flat in Jabulani, Soweto, on June 29. The Jozi FM DJ was arrested in Dube on July 8.

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