Two appear in KZN court for murder of 8 people

2015-10-23 18:18


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Durban – Two men have appeared at the South Coast Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu-Natal for the alleged murder of eight people on Friday.

SE Mncwabe and TD Mncwabe were charged with eight counts of murder, one of attempted murder and one of arson, NPA spokesperson Natasha Kara said.

"Both men are currently in custody and have applied for legal aid. They will appear on 28 October."

Eight people, including two babies, were murdered on Tuesday morning.

News24 understands that four men, two women and two babies were killed in the attack at Mabaleni, near Mtwaluma, just after 02:00 on Tuesday.

A baby suffering from Down's Syndrome survived the attack.

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