Wife shooting: accused awaits DPP’s decision

2010-05-13 00:00

PIETERMARITZBURG man Emmanuel Sydney Donnelly (34), who is charged with shooting dead his wife Tania (30) in her office at the electricity department last month, remains in custody pending a decision of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Donnelly appeared briefly in the magistrate’s court again yesterday and his case was postponed to May 26.

He has not presented a formal bail application apart from stating at his first appearance that he wished to do so. The state indicated that it will oppose his release on bail.

Donnelly has been charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition, pointing a firearm at security guard Skhumbuzo Fakude and theft of a firearm from Johnson Ndabezitha.

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