Sobantu murder suspect has faced a prior murder charge: police

The 29-year-old man accused of a triple murder and rape in Sobantu in KwaZulu-Natal remains in police custody. eNCA's Lethiwe Mdluli was in court and filed this report. Courtesy of #DStv403

SOBANTU - Police in KwaZulu Natal have confirmed that the suspect accused of murdering three family members in Sobantu township previously faced a murder charge.

Njabulo Ndlovu made a brief appearance at the Pietermaritzburg magistrate's court where he opted to abandon his bail.

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He is accused of murdering and raping 65-year-old Zanele Ndlela, her 46-year-old daughter Smangele and eight-year-old granddaughter Zenande.

Angry community members protested outside the court, calling for an end to Gender-Based Violence.


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