Cop, traffic officials appear for murder

2013-05-27 19:38

Johannesburg - A police officer and three traffic officials appeared in the Eshowe Magistrate's Court on Monday for murder, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate said.

Spokesperson Moses Dlamini said they were arrested for the murder of Eshowe resident Thokozani Langa. They also face charges of kidnapping, assault and defeating the ends of justice.

"The case was postponed to June 3 for a formal bail application and ID parade," Dlamini said.

The four allegedly abducted Langa and three other people in the Eshowe city centre following a break-in at one of the officer's homes. Langa and the others were assaulted.

Langa was found dead near the freeway in Wombane area.

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