King Dalindyebo files another urgent court application

2015-12-29 16:25
King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo (Picture: AP)

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo (Picture: AP)

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Johannesburg - AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has filed yet another urgent application to have his bail extended in the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha, pending a ruling by the justice ministry.

This was hours before Justice Minister Michael Masutha was due to reveal his ruling on the king's application to have his case reopened.

On December 23, Dalindyebo received a reprieve when the High Court in Mthatha granted him a bail extension until December 30.

On the same day, he had sent an urgent appeal to Masutha.

According to his lawyer Yasmin Omar, the petition to Masutha is to direct that the king's trial be reopened in terms of the Section 327 of the criminal procedure act.

According to a family member, Dalindyebo and his lawyers met with Masutha sometime this week to discuss his application.

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