Senekal murder-accused bail application postponed

Tensions were high in Senekal in the Free State on Friday. There was a standoff between the EFF and farmers in the town. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The bail application by two men accused of killing a Free State farm manager, has been postponed to Tuesday.

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says his department will always fight for justice, no matter the victim.

IN PICS: Tensions high in Senekal

On Friday, police had their hands full in Senekal before the court appearance, with a standoff between various interest groups.

Cele accompanied a strong police presence in the town to ensure violent unrest does not take place.

READ: Senekal murder case: Tensions high outside court

Police reportedly searched vehicles entering the town and confiscated some firearms from people participating in the protest.

Watch the video above for more details from Police Minister, Bheki Cele

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eNCA