Senzo Meyiwa's alleged killer due in court

Johannesburg - Zanokuhle Mbatha, the man implicated in the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, is expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

The National Prosecuting Authority said the proceedings would involve securing legal aid.

Meyiwa, also captain of Orlando Pirates, was killed in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni, while visiting his singer and actress girlfriend Kelly Khumalo last month.

Two people allegedly entered the house and demanded cellphones before shooting Meyiwa and fleeing.

At a media briefing last week, divisional commissioner of detective services Lieutenant General Vinesh Moonoo told reporters that police were confident Mbatha played a part in the crime.

"We are confident he is linked to the crime and he will be charged with murder and robbery," he said.

Mbatha, who will be making his second appearance, has yet to plead.

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