Murder: two in court

2019-05-01 06:00

TWO men appeared in court on Friday and were charged with murder in connection with an incident where police recovered two bodies from a cattle dipping tank in Mgwagwa location, Taylor’s Halt, last Monday.

The two men, Siyanda Mweli (20) and Bongamusa Mbanjwa (44), were remanded in custody until May 15 for a formal bail application.

They were supported at court by a large group of community members who were in favour of them being released on bail.

A family member of one of the men, who asked not to be named, said they felt it wasn’t fair that the two were singled out.

“One of them [Mweli] was not even there at the time of the incident.

“It is not fair that two people should be singled out when the community was involved,” he said.

The motive for the murders remains unclear.

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