- Ntuthuko Shoba no longer works for the JSE after he was arrested for allegedly murdering Tshegofatso Pule
- According to evidence presented at his bail hearing, Shoba used a landline at JSE that was connected to a cell phone to make calls to his alleged accomplice
- Shoba's alleged accomplice turned state witness and fingered Shoba in the killing of ~Pule
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has fired Ntuthuko Shoba. Shoba stands accused of masterminding the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Tshegofatso Pule.
According to the Soweto Times, the JSE confirmed that Shoba no longer works at the stock exchange.
Shoba was arrested in February, his alleged accomplice Muzikayise Malephane confessed to murdering Pule and agreed to testify.
New evidence came to light during the bail hearing on 22 April 2021 in which it was revealed that Shiba contacted Mr Malephane a number of times using a JSE landline that was connected to a cell phone.
The cell phone was not registered in the defendant's name and was used to contact Mr Malephane and Pule.
Earlier, Briefly News reported that 31-year old Muzukayise Malephane, who has appeared in court for the gruesome murder of Tshegofatso Pule, has allegedly revealed to police how he planned and executed the murder of Pule with the help of someone known to her.
According to a police statement seen by The Sowetan, the man who appeared in court told police that he was promised R70 000 for the murder of Pule, who was eight months pregnant.
The murder suspect, Muzukayise Malaphane (31), allegedly planned Pule's murder for some time and had tried killing her a month ago but failed.
In other news, George Floyd was killed by a policeman unfairly and this resulted in protests and a resurge of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. South Africans were also affected by the event and Briefly News compiled a list of celebrities who reacted on social media.
South African celebrities have been reacting to the news that George Floyd's killer, Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murder. It's a day that is bittersweet because justice has been served but someone's life has been lost and it will never be brought back.
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