Feb 9, 2023

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Judgment in Malema, Ndlozi assault trial expected next month

The verdict in the case of the attack on EFF leader Julius Malema and MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi is expected on June 3.

Malema and Ndlozi are charged with killing a police officer, Lt. Col. Johannes Jacobus Venter attacked the funeral of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in April 2018. The incident was caught on CCTV footage. They have pleaded not guilty.

On Friday, a state court witness who was supposed to testify failed to arrive at the Randburg District Court.

The state requested another stay, but the defense argued there had already been several postponements. After a brief adjournment, the court said the verdict would be announced when it next appeared.

The defense has been given until May 13 to present arguments, while the state has until May 20 to present arguments. present their arguments.

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