Indicted: security boss charged with murder

2010-05-24 00:00

THE owner of a Ladysmith-based security firm, Rudolf Marthinus Struwig (49), has been indicted to appear in the high court in Pietermaritzburg from January 24 to 28 next year to face two charges of murder and one of attempted murder.

Struwig is charged with the murder of Simphiwe Trevor Ndlovu at St Ives farm at Howick on June 10, 2004, the attempted murder of Dennis Ndlovu on the same occasion and the murder of Mandla Petros Masango at Rathmor stud farm at Nottingham Road on October 5, 2004.

Themba Zandamela, a security guard who was allegedly working for Struwig at his firm, Mapogo A. Mathamaga, will be tried separately for the murder of Trevor Ndlovu and the attemp­ted murder of Dennis Ndlovu.

He has been indicted to stand trial on August 2 to 8 this year.

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