No interpreter: case delayed

2013-10-03 00:00

THE murder trial of former security boss Rudolph Struwig was delayed again yesterday due to the unavailability of a court interpreter to interpret from Afrikaans to Zulu.

Acting high court judge Igna Stretch ordered that an interpreter be appointed to translate Struwig’s evidence — which is in Afrikaans — for the families of murder victims, Trevor Ndlovu and Mandla Petros Masango, who were shot dead in two separate incidents in 2004.

Struwig has denied any involvement in planning the murders or that he had any knowledge about the killings.

The court was told it was hoped an interpreter would be available today.

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