Chief Justice robbery case moved to regional court

2017-07-05 11:59
Mogoeng Mogoeng. Picture: Lucky Nxumalo

Mogoeng Mogoeng. Picture: Lucky Nxumalo

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Pretoria – Two of the men accused of robbery at the Office of the Chief Justice in March have had their case moved to the Pretoria Regional Court.

Given Msimango, 20, and cousin, Bigboy Yose, 37, are currently out on bail. 

They appeared in the Mamelodi Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday morning.

Msimango, the brother of the alleged mastermind behind the robbery Nkosinathi Msimango, 34, is facing two charges of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, while Yose faces four charges for contravening the Identification Act because he was allegedly found with forged identity documents upon arrest. 

The court has not yet presented evidence linking the two to the burglary. 

Nkosinathi, who is alleged to have headed the break-in in and theft of 15 computers that contained sensitive information about South Africa’s judges, is also currently out on bail.

The computers were stolen from the Chief Justice's offices in Midrand during the early hours of Saturday, March 18.

Less than a week after the computers were stolen, Nkosinathi handed himself over to police, who said he had information that could lead to the recovery of stolen computers.

The other two accused will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on July 13.

Read more on:    pretoria  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
 

Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.