South Africa 29.10.2014 12:00 am

Taegrin Morris case postponed to next week

FILE PICTURE: Thamsanqa Twala, the man accused of killing four-year-old Taegrin Morris, appears in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 29 October 2014. Members of the public attending proceedings chanted

FILE PICTURE: Thamsanqa Twala, the man accused of killing four-year-old Taegrin Morris, appears in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 29 October 2014. Members of the public attending proceedings chanted "no bail, no bail" and "genoeg is genoeg" (enough is enough) when Twala was led back down to the cells. Morris died after being dragged behind his parents' hijacked car in Reiger Park, on the East Rand, in July. The matter was postponed to November 7 for the bail application.Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

The case against a man arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of four-year-old Taegrin Morris of Reiger Park, has been postponed in the Boksburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

The man will be back in court on November 7.

The suspect made his first appearance in court this morning, but the case was postponed. His bail application will also be heard on November 7.

The 32-year-old suspect will face charges of murder, robbery with aggravated circumstances and possession on unlicensed fire arms.


 

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FILE PICTURE: Geppetto Kids Daycare children next to Teagrin Morris' (4) coffin at Reiger Park Stadium, Johannesburg, 26 July 2014, before it was laid to rest at Van Dyk Cemetries. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

FILE PICTURE: Geppetto Kids Daycare children next to Teagrin Morris’ (4) coffin at Reiger Park Stadium, Johannesburg, 26 July 2014, before it was laid to rest at Van Dyk Cemetries. Picture: Nigel Sibanda


 

Taegrin died in July after he was dragged behind his mother’s hijacked car.

Community members from Reiger Park who attended the court appearance on Wednesday morning, said they did not know the suspect. They also warned of havoc if the was released on bail.

Teagrin’s aunt, Deborah Boardes, who was there when the incident took place, said it took all her self-control to not attack the suspect when she saw him.

“If I could, I would have grabbed him,” said Boardes.

She said they wanted the whole syndicate to be arrested, not just one person.

The suspect was arrested in Kathlehong.

 

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