Alleged cop killer appoints private lawyer

2015-04-14 15:39

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Johannesburg - The man alleged to have shot and killed a police officer following a robbery at Park Station has appointed private attorney Lindelani Maseko to represent him, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday.

Zitha Nzama faces charges of murder and robbery under aggravated circumstances.

He was alleged to have shot Constable Frans Ledwaba as he responded to a robbery at a bakery at the station last month.

Ledwaba died on the scene and his service pistol was taken from him.

The court also heard that a scene photo and ballistic report were still missing.

Nzama's case was postponed to April 21 for a formal bail application.

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