KZN taxi driver in crash that killed four gets bail

2016-02-23 15:18
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Durban – A minibus driver charged with running over and killing four people was granted R2 000 bail by the Umlazi Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Scelo Mseleku, 34, was charged with four counts of culpable homicide and one of reckless or negligent driving and would be back in court on April 20, Major Thulani Zwane said.

Last Wednesday morning, Mseleku’s taxi allegedly mounted the pavement and struck a group of schoolchildren waiting for transport outside the Reunion train station in Isipingo.

Four people, including three school children, were killed.

Two of them, Thelile, 16, and her brother Phumelele, 15, were pupils at Umlazi Comtech High School. Their father, a single parent and security guard, was at work nearby when he heard the crash and found the bodies of his two children.

They were buried in Nqabeni, near Port Shepstone, on Sunday.

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