Henning accused plead not guilty

2012-11-26 14:28

Pretoria - The two men accused of killing Pretoria woman, Chanelle Henning, pleaded not guilty to her murder in the North Gauteng High Court on Monday.

Former Nigerian Olympic athlete Ambrose Monye and André Gouws both pleaded not guilty to five charges relating to Henning's murder.

The four other charges were conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to procure an illegal firearm and ammunition, possession of an illegal firearm, and possession of illegal ammunition.

The 26-year-old mother was shot dead while driving in Faerie Glen in Pretoria East on November 8 2011 shortly after dropping off her child at a crèche.

The trial was postponed when the State was unable to secure an interpreter before the end of the day.

"We tried and we couldn't get him," prosecutor Gerrie Nel said.

The trial will resume at 09:00 on Tuesday.

  • hanno.vanhelsdingen - 2012-11-26 14:35

    Why wait for an interpreter ....? Did they not know Monye would be in court today?? Wasting time is an art!

      squeegee.pilot - 2012-11-26 14:48

      When do we see an arrest of the mastermind?

      klippies.coke.7 - 2012-11-26 16:26

      That guy has no problem speaking english as far as I know.

  • squeegee.pilot - 2012-11-26 14:39

    No surprise there. What are the chances they will come clean and finger hubby? Zero...

  • sandra.j.rennie - 2012-11-26 14:58

    An interpreter for Ambrose ? My God if I were him, with those Athletics skills, I would take off for Nigeria in a hurry. Andre Gouws is gonna take the rap for Henning. What a fool !!!!

  • Salome Luella Potgieter - 2012-11-27 13:41

    @klippies, i absolutely agree! nothing wrong with the bastard understanding and speaking english. he has been one of the main drug-dealers in the east of pta east for atleast the past 10years, and when he sells drug to our children, he has néver required the need of somebody translating! about time his number is up!

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