Thandeka Mdeliswa homicide case postponed as fees dropped towards two suspects


The person accused of murdering actress Thandeka Mdeliswa appeared within the Evander Justice of the Peace’s courtroom on Monday, the place the matter was postponed to later this month.

Thandeka, who starred in a number of TV productions together with iKani, eKasi: Our Tales and the movie Uthando Lukayisa, was shot in Evander, Mpumalanga, on September three in what her household described as “one other incident of violence towards ladies”.

She was transferred to a hospital in Pretoria the place she later died.

Three males had been arrested by police final week in reference to the homicide, however just one suspect appeared in courtroom on Monday, the place the matter was postponed to subsequent week for a proper bail software.

“Siyabonga Mbatha (25) appeared on the Evander Justice of the Peace’s courtroom on Monday on a cost of homicide. The matter has been postponed to September 21, 2020 for formal bail software,” NPA regional spokesperson Monica Nyuswa informed SowetanLIVE’s sister publication TshisaLIVE.

She defined that fees towards the opposite two suspects had been withdrawn as a result of they might not be linked to the homicide.

“Investigations are ongoing,” she added.

In accordance with police, Thandeka was shot after she went to analyze a squabble between her brother and two males. When she approached the scene, one of many males allegedly snatched a firearm from his buddy and shot her.

Two males fled the scene and police and medical personnel had been instantly summoned.