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11 Nov 2014
8:44 am

Senzo murder accused in court: Live Twitter feed

Follow The Citizen's reporters live from the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court as the man implicated in the Senzo Meyiwa murder, Zanokuhle Mbatha, is expected to appear to secure legal aid.

FILE PICTURE: Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa coffin arrives at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban for his funeral service before he was buried at the Heroes Acre at Mayville cemetery outside Durban. Picture: Phumlani Thabethe

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The National Prosecuting Authority said the proceedings would be around him securing legal aid.

Meyiwa, also captain of Orlando Pirates, was killed in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni, while visiting his singer and actress girlfriend Kelly Khumalo last month.

Two people allegedly entered the house and demanded cellphones before shooting Meyiwa and fleeing.

At a media briefing last week, divisional commissioner of detective services Lt-Gen Vinesh Moonoo told reporters that police were confident Mbatha played a part in the crime.

“We are confident he is linked to the crime and he will be charged with murder and robbery,” he said.

Mbatha, who will be making his second appearance, has yet to plead.

– Sapa