Murder: Suspect remanded

2012-01-12 00:00

A SECURITY guard, who allegedly used his service revolver to kill his girlfriend and aim it at their two-month-old baby, was remanded in custody by the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday until his bail application.

Thembinkosi Sibiya faces charges of the murder of Gugu Ndlela, attempted murder of her ex-boyfriend Ntuthuko Nxasana, and pointing a firearm at Thandiwe Ndlela and his baby girl and malicious damage to property.

It is alleged that on November 3, the couple went to Nxasana’s house in Victoria Road, apparently to reassure Sibiya that she was no longer seeing Nxasana. During an argument Sibiya shot Nxasana but missed. He killed Ndlela and then pointed the revolver at Thandiwe.

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