Sipho Mabena
Premium Journalist
3 minute read
30 May 2021
4:33 pm

Coka brothers murder suspects arrested for another double farm murder

Sipho Mabena

Cousins Musa Nene, 34 and Sifiso Thwala 39 were beaten to death, with the latter’s brother, Sthembiso (32) barely hanging to life to tell the grisly tale.

Some of the five accused appearing in the Piet Retief Magistrates court during their bail hearing in the case where the Coka brothers were shot and killed, 19 April 2021, Mkhondo, Mpumalanga. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Three of the suspects arrested by Mpumalanga police in a dramatic swoop in Piet Retief on Friday in connection with the murder of two black farm dwellers in August, are the same men who were out on bail for the April murder of the Coka brothers. Cousins Musa Nene, 34 and Sifiso Thwala 39 were beaten to death, with the latter’s brother, Sthembiso (32) barely hanging to life to tell the grisly tale. Also Read: NPA mum over probe into double farm murders According to the SA Farm Workers and Labour Tenants Association, at least five SA Police Service (Saps)...