JOHANNESBURG - The trial of the so-called Glebelands 8, which was set to get underway on Monday has been postponed.
The eight face charges ranging from murder, attempted murder, possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.
Detective Bhekukwazi Mdweshu and his co-accused are believed to have run a criminal enterprise at the hostel in Umlazi, south of Durban.
More than 100 people are believed to have been killed at the hostel between 2014 and 2016.
The state is expected to call more than 100 witnesses.
The trial will continue on Tuesday.