Alleged faeces dumpers to stay in jail

2013-06-28 10:18
The human waste which was dumped at Cape Town Airport. (File, GoTravel)

The human waste which was dumped at Cape Town Airport. (File, GoTravel)

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Cape Town - Nine men arrested for dumping human waste at Cape Town International Airport will be detained until their bail hearing, the Cape Times reported on Friday.

The State reportedly argued in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Thursday that there was a "great possibility" the men would commit the "same or similar offences" if released.

Two of them, ANC councillor Loyiso Nkhola and former councillor Andile Lile, were out on a warning for a similar offence when they allegedly dumped the waste at the airport's departures terminal on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the report, the other accused are Yanga Mjingwana, Ben Dyani, Bantu Mgobodiya, Wandesle Mkapa, Jaji Diniso, Bongile Zanazo and Thembela Mabanjwa.

They faced public violence charges, but the State said additional charges were expected.
The bail hearing would take place on Tuesday.

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