Political killings: Accused to apply for bail

2012-11-16 00:00

THE Ramsgate court heard yesterday that Cedrick Kwanele Hlongwane (40) — the second accused in the killings of a South Coast ANC politician and his friend — will apply for bail.

His co-accused, Dumisani Sikhakhane (33), has chosen to remain silent on the issue of applying for bail.

The men are accused of shooting ANC chief whip Wandile Mkhize and his friend Nhlakanipho Shabane in June, at Manaba, just outside Margate.

Mkhize died at the scene, while Shabane died a few days later.

The case has been postponed to December 13.

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