- The Coka family are worried about their safety after the men accused of the murder of Mgcini and Zenzele Coka have been released on bail
- The five suspects were released on R10 000 bail after the court decided that they would not interfere or intimidate the witnesses
- The suspected accused of allegedly murdering the Coka brothers went through a lengthy bail hearing which ruled that they were all implicated in the deaths
The five people accused of allegedly killing Mgcini and Zenzele Coka have been released on R10 000 bail.
Orchard Klingenberg, Danie Malan, Cornelius Greyling, Ignitius Steinberg and Senzele Yende were released on bail after the Piet Retief Magistrate’s Court decided that the five would intimidate or influence the witnesses.
The family is unhappy about the suspects being out on bail and said that they do not feel safe according to the Citizen.
When magistrate Simon Fankomo handed down his ruling the family left the court with their deads bowed.
News24 reported that during the lengthy bail process the court ruled that the men were all implicated in the murder of the Coka brothers and should stand trial.
Earlier, Briefly News that the wife of slain South African father Lindani Myeni has been documenting her days since his death. In a video shared on YouTube, Lindsay Myeni speaks about the type of person her husband was.
Lindsay recalled the day her husband was killed by police officers and the pain she has been going through in the days after. The mother of two spoke about how if the roles were reversed between her and her husband, he would still be here today. She said:
"My worst nightmare has come true. We were always scared of cops in America regarding Lindani. People always treat him like he's a weapon, even just regular people."
In other news, the 14-year-old girl who allegedly assaulted Lufuno Mavhunga has been granted bail at the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court.
The teen was arrested after footage surfaced of her allegedly assaulting Lufuno. The victim then is believed to have committed suicide as a result.
The teen was granted R1 500 bail according to eNCA. The investigating officer in the case told the state that the child is not safe outside and it would be better if she is held at a youth centre instead. Ever since the incident, tributes have been pouring in for Mavhunga online and this has put the spotlight on bullying at schools according to News24.
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