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4 appear in court for top cop's murder

2013-07-08 12:07

Pretoria - Four men accused of murdering former Johannesburg cluster commander Major General Thirani Maswanganyi appeared in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Tshepo Mosai, 30, Roger Godfrey Moseki, 33, Ndaedzo Isaac Vele, 29, and Nditsheni Daniel Nefolovhodwe, 32, appeared under the close watch of several police tactical response officers.

Numerous reporters and photographers were in the packed courtroom.

The case was provisionally postponed to Friday.

Maswanganyi was found dead with his hands and feet tied in a field near Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, on 17 June.

A police patrol found his Isuzu bakkie abandoned next to the R101. A police uniform and a police identification card were in the bakkie, which prompted a search.

Brigadier Neville Malila said the investigation was still at a sensitive stage.

Comments
  • Mahlatse Patience - 2013-07-08 12:34

    I salute investigating team,do further more investigations maybe that is not those four,if maybe his colleagues were included they must also bring them to the justice,they must never come back,they must follow him.barstad!!!!

  • Mzamane Samuel Khobane - 2013-07-08 12:43

    Burn them alive 'once'

      Mc Segal - 2013-07-08 12:49

      IF they are guilty......See Thabangs note... Don't want the real criminals to get away,,,,

  • HJS - 2013-07-08 13:03

    One thing that needs to be revealed is WHY the general "was taken out"?

  • Mandy Pepler - 2013-07-08 13:20

    Our country has lost a good cop which are far and few between these days, hope the truth comes out as to why they killed him and justice is served.

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