DStv Channel 403 Sunday, 21 April 2024

The Best escape | Bester and co-accused back in court

BLOEMFONTEIN - Pre-trial proceedings against Facebook rapist and escapee Thabo Bester resumes on Wednesday.

Bester and his co-accused are expected to appear at the High Court in Bloemfontein.

Nine people, including Bester's girlfriend Nandipha Maguduma and her father, face a raft of charges.

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They range from fraud and corruption, aiding and abetting a convict to violation of a corpse and arson.

The charges relate to Bester's elaborate escape from prison during which a burnt body was found in his cell.

The news shocked the country and the world, revealing a web of corruption in the criminal justice system.

Thabo Bester, Magudumana back in court | Part 2
Thabo Bester, Magudumana back in court | Part 3
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