Netshisaulu judgment postponed

2010-12-02 14:47

Judgment against three people on trial for the murder of former City Press editor Mathatha Tsedu’s son Avhatakali Netshisaulu was postponed in the Johannesburg High Court today.

Judge Naren Pandya spend the fourth day reading statements by Tsedu, in which he described how he caught a glimpse of his son’s charred body in the boot of his burnt VW Golf in a bush in Honeydew, north of Johannesburg.

Pandya also read out statements and reports by pathologists who stated Netshisaulu was burnt alive on December 7, 2006.

Netshisaulu’s widow Mulalo Sivhidzo, Ntambudzeni Matzhenene and Arnold Sello are on trial for murder, robbery and kidnapping. Sivhidzo is accused of having hired Matzhenene and Arnold to murder her husband.

Judgment continues tomorrow.

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