Khashane trial postponed

2011-03-16 13:33

The trial of the four accused in the murder of former Bona editor Force Khashane was postponed today as there are no judges available to hear the case.

The trial of Sikhumbizo Mtsali, Mchiliseni Khanyile, Vusi Khumalo and Sibusiso Mtshali was due to start in the Johannesburg High Court.However, it was postponed for trial to May 30.

Khashane was brutally slain in August 12 2009 in his driveway.

The former Orlando Pirates striker, journalist and traditional healer had just arrived home when he was shot six times by his assailants.

His cellphone and laptop were stolen.

Mtshali and his co-accused were arrested days later.

Khashane was also chairperson of the Soweto community TV station at the time of his death.

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