Conspirers: captain in custody

2012-09-03 00:00

THREE men, including a police captain from Pomeroy, facing charges of conspiring to murder a prosecutor and a police officer, were remanded in custody by the uMsinga Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

Bhekani Sithole (42) was found in possession of three unlicensed firearms while Sizwe Sibisi (38) was found in possession of a pistol with 13 live rounds. It is alleged that the two and a third accused, Captain Mthembeni Sibisi (57), conspired to kill a prosecutor and the investigating officer of a murder case.

The complainant’s names were withheld for their protection as the prosecutor is under police protection.

The three men will be back in court on September 13 for their bail application.

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