Zane Kilian charged with Kinnear murder

Former rugby player Zane Kilian has been charged with the murder of anti-gang investigator Charl Kinnear. Zilian appeared in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate's Court in Cape Town this morning after being arrested in Springs, Gauteng two days ago. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Zane Kilian (39) has been charged with the murder of Charl Kinnear.

The former rugby player also faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder, and unlawful interception of communication.

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The anti-gang unit investigator was gunned down outside his home in the Cape Town suburb of Bishop Lavis a week ago.

Kilian was arrested in Gauteng on Wednesday and appeared in court on Friday.

He will remain in custody until 5 October.

Kilian is a former Valke and Griquas player.

Investigations are continuing, and more arrests are expected.