Kilian arrested for Kinnear murder because cops had to put somebody behind bars - lawyer

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Zane Kilian on February 5 this year outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court. Photo: Gallo Images.
Zane Kilian on February 5 this year outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court. Photo: Gallo Images.

Zane Kilian's lawyer says the arrest of former rugby player's was merely for the sake of putting someone behind bars for the murder of Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) detective Charl Kinnear.  

"The appellant [Kilian] is the fall guy," said advocate Marius Botha in the Western Cape High Court.  

Botha was bringing an application to appeal the Bellville Regional Court's refusal to grant Kilian bail after his arrest for the murder of Kinnear.

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