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Meyiwa murder suspects refuse to enter the dock

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Meyiwa murder suspects refuse to enter the dock

The suspects charged with the murder of Senzo Meyiwa have refused to enter the dock at the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court

Five suspects are accused of murdering the late Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper.

Khulela Themba Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi, Mthobisi Chris Mncube, Mthokoziseni Zifozonke Mapisa, and Sifiso Ntuli are facing charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery.

The accused were arrested on Monday in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal.

One of the accused says he does not agree with the charges against him.

Senzo Meyiwa murder: Accused deny their involvement: ‘We have nothing to do with the case’

“We have nothing to do with the case.” 

This was what 4 of the 5 individuals accused of the homicide of former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa informed a Johannesburg court docket on Tuesday.

The accused appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court the place they informed Magistrate Hans Havenga that authorities had arrested the mistaken individuals.

On Monday, Police Minister Bheki Cele introduced that the 5 individuals had been arrested at round 08:00 and 10:00 on Monday in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

The males had been recognized as: Muzikawukhulelwa S’Themba Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, Mthokoziseni Ziphozonke Maphisa, Sifokuhle Nkani Ntuli Sifiso.

They face fees of homicide, tried homicide, theft with aggravating circumstances, and the illegal possession of a firearm and reside ammunition.

They face fees of homicide, tried homicide, theft with aggravating circumstances, and the illegal possession of a firearm and reside ammunition.

Ntanzi had a authorized consultant however his 4 co-accused had no legal professionals. When the 4 unrepresented accused had been requested in the event that they wanted authorized help, they mentioned they’d nothing to do with the case and alleged that the State was utilizing them so they might pin the case on somebody, leaving these “with money” to proceed being free.

Havenga suggested them to take into consideration getting authorized illustration.

During the proceedings, considered one of the males accused the State of mendacity, saying they weren’t arrested on Monday however had been in custody since August.

But Havenga didn’t entertain this or any of the different accused’s submissions.

The Justice of the Peace mentioned their explanations weren’t in the pursuits of justice at this level as a result of they might be dealt with throughout the trial.

The 5 accused is not going to apply for bail as a result of they’re already in custody for different issues.

The matter is predicted to transfer to the Gauteng High Court.

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