Second paint accused in PMB court

2015-01-14 00:00

THE second alleged attacker of Bilaz Asan appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Shadrack Wayne Naidoo (28) faced similar charges to his co-accused, Avikar Lutchman (27).

The two men will both appear in court again on January 22 on charges of assault, aggravated assault and attempted ­murder.

Magistrate Ntsoaki Ndawondwe told the court yesterday that both men will ­remain in police custody until then.

The attack on Asan caused a nation-wide stir last week after his two attackers are alleged to have beaten him up and stripped him naked, before spray-painting his body with white enamel car paint.

It is believed that the state will oppose an application for bail.


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