Jozi FM DJ case moved to High Court

By Drum Digital
25 September 2014

"According to the indictment you'll be charged with premeditated murder in the high court and the trial will proceed from 9 to 20 February next year," Magistrate Herman Badenhorst

The murder trial of radio presenter Donald Sebolai will begin in the High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palm Ridge in February, a magistrate ruled on Thursday.

said in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

Sebolai arrived at court wearing a golf shirt and khaki-coloured jacket, and holding a purple book with the word "Jesus" on the cover. During his appearance he paged through a copy of the indictment.

At his last appearance on August 13, Badenhorst told Sebolai his case would be transferred to the high court.

"The matter will be tried at the high court. We first have to finalise investigations and once the director of public prosecutions sends me the docket, I will sign it and transfer it to the high court," he said.

Sebolai is accused of stabbing his girlfriend Rachel Dolly Tshabalala to death in his flat in Jabulani, Soweto, on June 29. The Jozi FM DJ was arrested in Dube on July 8

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