Luke Fleurs’ Alleged Killers Remain Behind Bars Pending Their Bail Application

Luke Fleurs’ Alleged Killers Remain Behind Bars Pending Their Bail Application

  • The men accused of the hijacking and killing of Amakhosi defender Luke Fleurs will remain behind bars until their next court appearance
  • The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court postponed the six men's bail application to 25 April 2024 to give the legal team time to get up to date with the case
  • The group faces multiple charges, including murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances and defeating the ends of justice

Zingisa Chirwa is an experienced Briefly News journalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa, who has crime stories and current affairs on the radio for over 15 years.

Amakhosi star, Luke Fleurs' alleged killers remain behind bars pending their bail application
The bail application of the men linked to the murder of Kaizer Chiefs player Luke Fleurs was postponed to 25 April 2024. Images: Getty Images/Stock Image and Instagram/lukefleurs25
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The six men linked to the hijacking and murder of Kaizer Chiefs’ soccer star, Luke Fleurs, will remain behind bars.

Luke Fleurs' killers remain in custody

A TimesLIVE report revealed that the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court postponed the group’s bail application until 25 April 2024 to allow their legal representatives time to familiarise themselves with the case.

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According to Jacaranda News, the group revealed in their last court appearance on 12 April 2024 they would all need Legal Aid services.

Thembinkosi Hlomikhawu, 31, Ndumiso Moswane, 26, Fernando Siva, 25, Maredi Mphahlele, 36, Nhlakanipho Dlamini, 21, and Franky Xaba, 25, face multiple charges, including murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances and defeating the ends of justice.

Fleurs was killed during a hijacking in Roodepoort on Wednesday, 6 April 2024.

His car was found stripped after police arrested six people in connection with his death.

South Africans continue to mourn the loss of the defender

Many netizens continue to struggle with the death of the Kaizer Chiefs player and demand justice for the defender.

@TshepisoReal wants to know:

"I'm still struggling to understand why they shot him."

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@VusieSambo5 asked:

"Is he buried already?"

@Shoez_Man commented:

"They deserve to rot in jail, those ones."

@_DimpledMo said:

"Rest in peace. Luke Fleurs "

@Mthembu_77 added:

"Bail my foot, they must rot in there."

Luke Fleurs' family demands justice for Kaizer Chiefs player

Briefly News reported that Luke Fleurs' father wants justice for his son.

Fleurs’ dad said it was heartbreaking to hear how young the suspects of his son’s murder are. He made the statements after the six appeared before the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Source: Briefly News

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