Alleged UFS lecturer's killer gets bail

2014-11-04 17:40

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Johannesburg - An 18-year-old accused of killing a University of the Free State lecturer was granted bail by the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, police said.

Khethang Abednego Ramolula was released on bail of R1 000, Constable Sinah Mpakane said. The matter was postponed to 12 December for further investigations.

Lehlohonolo Mathengtheng's body was found in his flat in Willows, Bloemfontein, on Sunday, 28 September.

His throat had been slit. The alleged killer was believed to have been friends with him and a Grade 10 pupil at a local high school.

Mathengtheng, 27, was a graduate student and lecturer in the department of medical microbiology and virology at the UFS.

Ramolula was arrested on 18 October. He was charged with murder and theft.

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