WATCH: Coffin assault duo back behind bars till 2017

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The two men accused of forcing a black man into a coffin (Jeanette Chabalala, News24).
The two men accused of forcing a black man into a coffin (Jeanette Chabalala, News24).

Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, the two white, Afrikaans-speaking men who allegedly forced a black man into a coffin, have abandoned their bail bid in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court.

The two accused will remain in custody until 25 January 2017 and have abandoned their bail application.

The State opposed bail when the two appeared in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday morning.

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