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9 Mar 2015
8:11 am

Tibbetts case back in court


The trial of Lindray Khakhu, 22, accused of shooting dead Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts continues in the High Court, sitting in Palm Ridge, on Monday.

Lindray Khakhu, accused of killing three-year-old Luke Tibbetts, appears in the Johannesburg High Court, sitting in Palm Ridge on Thursday, 5 March 2015. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

On Friday, another of Khakhu’s alleged victims told the court that Khakhu shot him twice in the legs on June 17, 2013.

Shane Williams had been a passenger in Alton Mooi’s vehicle the night Mooi was shot, allegedly by Khakhu, within metres of the G-spot shebeen in Westbury, Johannesburg.

Police discovered a total of 15 cartridges at the scene.

Prosecutor Deon van Wyk also told the court that the State would on Monday begin calling witnesses linked to the murder of Luke Tibbetts.

The three-year-old toddler died after being hit by a stray bullet, allegedly fired by Khakhu and aimed at Keenan Mokwena.

Luke had been sitting on his mother’s lap in a car when he was struck by a bullet.

Mokwena was wounded in the shooting while Luke died after several days in hospital.