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Tosca van Wyk and Marius Botha.
Tosca van Wyk and Marius Botha.
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The trial of a woman accused of the murder of her partner in Table View turned into a trial-within-a-trial on Monday as the defence claimed she was not read her rights before she made her statement. 

Tosca van Wyk has been charged with murdering her partner Marius Botha at his home in Parklands on 22 January 2016 during an argument. 

She also faces charges of possessing an unlicenced firearm and defeating the ends of justice. She was charged years after his death and is on R1 000 bail as the trial splutters along to an almost empty public gallery at the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

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