May 27, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

Writing about the main

Defence lawyer in Senzo Meyiwa trial questions time of fatal shooting

The attorney representing four of the five men accused of murdering Bafana Bafana player Senzo Meyiwa on Thursday has questioned the timing of his death, claiming it happened earlier than a state witness said had.

Attorney Maselela Teffo, it was cross-examination of Sergeant Thabo Mosia who had collected evidence at the Vosloorus home where Meyiwa was killed in October 2014.

“I have a disclosure in Regarding this matter, there is a witness who happens to be the neighbor who heard the shot around 7:00 p.m.,” Teffo told the North Gauteng High Court.

“I told you, that the crime scene was staged…that means the crime scene was rigged. ”

Mosia insisted that the crime scene was not tampered with.

The five defendants are Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, Mthokoziseni Maphisa and Sifisokuhle Nkani Ntuli.

p>< p>They have all pleaded not guilty to counts of first degree murder, attempted murder, robbery in aggravated circumstances, possession of a firearm without a license and possession of ammunition.

Support an independent Journalism by subscribing to The Sunday Times. Only 20 R for the first month.