Man accused of shooting street child appears in court

2016-06-01 06:00

A 25-YEAR-OLD man, Altaaf Dawood, appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, charged with the shooting of beggar Cebolethu Mkhize in Church Street on Saturday.

Dawood was not asked to plead to the charge of murder facing him.

He told Magistrate M. Boikhutso that he intends to hire a private attorney to represent him at his trial.

The case was postponed to 31 May for a formal bail application.

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