MAAKE POLICE STATION
A 36 year old man was formally charged with the murder of a 46 year old
Deputy Principal. The suspect is alleged to have stabbed and killed the
Deputy Principal at the door step of the Lenyenye magistrate court. The
deceased had attended a court hearing relating to a case about the
ongoing taxi feud within the Maruleng municipal jurisdiction. The
deceased was allowed to make a call to his absent lawyer when he was
fatally stabbed and killed.
The suspect will appear before the Lenyenye magistrate court on the 9th
/02 /2017. A further charge of theft was preferred against the suspect
on an unrelated matter. The suspect was calm and oozed confidence
indicating that he is not going to apply for bail because “motshene o
pompa didanone in jail” meaning that life is rosy in jail.
He furthermore reasoned that he feels he has done the right thing as
the deceased was a menace to the community. He also indicated that the
deceased has killed a lot of people including his (suspect) relatives.
As such the suspect has vowed that he will not be applying for bail and
that he will not plead guilty.
He however said that he will engage the services of a lawyer whom he
vowed to appoint before the 8th / 02 / 2017 to ensure that he is fairly
and logically represented in court.
TO WATCH A FULL INTERVIEW WITH THE SUSPECT CLICK HERE
Reporter: goldrick mafologela