All 5 suspects have been brought up at Bosksburg Magistrates Court, They are all male. Magistrate says all the accused are detained at different prison facilities. The suspects are facing charges of murder, being in possession of an unlicensed firearm, and robbery
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[DEVELOPING] The story of an alleged robbery is being maintained inside the courtroom as Adv. Baloyi reads out the facts of the case. This is despite Afriforum saying just yesterday that Meyiwa’s killing was an assassination and NOT a robbery
#SenzoMeyiwa Adv. Baloyi is reading out the charges to the suspects. One of them is accused of stealing a Samsung cellphone from Kelly Khumalo
Magistrate Havenga ALLOWS media to broadcast proceedings. These are the 5 accused.
#SenzoMeyiwa The State is not opposing media taking the proceedings LIVE. All the accused say they DON’T mind media presence here because they want the nation to see what is happening to them. One of the accused says the nation must see the ‘thuggery’ in this case.
BREAKING: These are the names of the 5 men appearing in the Boksburg Magistrate’s court this morning Muzikawulahlelwa Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, Mthokosizi Maphisa and SifikuhleNkani Ntuli Sifiso
Accused NO 4 says he does not see the need to tell the court why he needs a lawyer because he didn’t kill #SenzoMeyiwa. Accused NO5 says he also does not see the need for the services of a legal representative because he does not know why he is here.
Accused 4 Mthokozisi Maphisa takes it further by saying through and interpreter that “they lied and said we were arrested yesterday and yet some of us were already charged as far back as August
#SenzoMeyiwa Accused NO. 3 tells the Magistrate that Police Minister Bheki Cele does not respect their Constitutional rights.
BREAKING: All the accused in the #SenzoMeyiwa murder case are REFUSING to enter the dock. They are standing outside the dock and the Magistrate has placed their refusal on the record.
All 5 suspects have been brought up. They are all male. Magistrate says all the accused are detained at different prison facilities.