Strike disrupts Zondi trail

2010-09-01 00:00

THE trial of five accused charged with the murder and robbery of retired Pietermaritzburg academic, Professor Samuel Zondi (71) last year has been postponed until September 30.

The trial, which had been set down for hearing over two weeks in the high court, was disrupted by the public service strike and could not be completed.

Standing trial for Zondi’s murder and robbery as well as fraud arising from the use of the victim’s stolen credit cards are: Gugu Ndlovu (34), Jabulile Ngcobo (24), Sakhile Hlongwa (20), Mwandile Zwane (20) and Mondli Cele (22). All have pleaded not guilty.


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