Security guard: asked not to plea

2011-05-31 00:00

SECURITY guard Bonginkosi Nene (47) appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the murder of a regional manager of the Protea Coin Group, Daniel van der Spuy (36), on Friday, police said.

Nene was not asked to plead and his case was postponed to June 13 for a formal bail application.

Nene, a member of the Ebuhleni Shembe International Church, was reportedly angry that he had been found guilty of disciplinary charges connected to his refusal, for religious reasons, to shave his beard as the company demanded. — Witness Reporter.

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