Alleged mastermind behind Tshegofatso Pule's murder back in court

Nthutuko Shoba

Nthutuko Shoba

Silindelo Masikane/eNCA


JOHANNESBURG - The man accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of Tshegofatso Pule and her unborn baby is back in the Roodepoort magistrate's court.

Ntuthuko Shoba is expected to continue with his bail application.

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Last week, the court heard he contacted Pule's murderer 23 times on the day of her murder.

He was implicated by Muzikayise Malephane, the hitman who admitted to carrying out the murder.

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Malephane was paid R70,000 for the deed.

Pule was shot and hung from a tree in June last year.

The accused maintains his innocence.


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