Tembisa cops granted bail

2015-09-01 15:15
(Naledi Shange, News24)

(Naledi Shange, News24)

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Johannesburg - Ten police officers who alleged tortured Khuthazile Mbedu to death following his arrest in December were all granted bail in the Tembisa Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Going through their application, magistrate Vinny Gobind said he noted all the accused had handed themselves over to the police and co-operated throughout the investigation.

The police officers' relatives and friends who filled the court gallery applauded when Gobind announced that the group would be released.

Mbedu's widow, who was left to stand in the packed court room, comforted a relative who silently wept when Gobind delivered his verdict.

The officers were granted bail of R2 000 each.

The matter was postponed to September 10.

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