Military Veterans granted bail

South African Police Service

Military Veterans granted bail
Military Veterans granted bail

The bail hearing for the 53 members of the Military Veterans continued on 19 October 2021, in the Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Facility. The hearing was conducted with the 13 of the 52, who are first offenders and their addresses have been verified.

Bail was set at R500 for them and the case postponed to the 1 February 2022 at Pretoria Central Magistrates court.

The 13 are Sizwe Maphumulo (50), Joseph Mthembu(50), Aaron Magooa(55), Abel Sekele(61), Johannes Modise(47), Nontyatyambo Samuel (female) (54), Thabiso Mashiya (47), Sibusiso Mazibuko (51), Kleinbooi Madontsela(51), Joseph Simelane(49), Dumisani Thwayo (49) and Alfred Seatlakgame (47).

After the court came back from recess, bail of R500 was also granted for the 27 accused who have previous convictions and outstanding on minor cases but their addresses haven’t been verified. They also will appear in Pretoria Magistrates Court on 1 February 2022.

The remaining 11 accused (3;4;17; 20;23;24;31;37; 44; 52 and 53) have relevant previous convictions on serious offences which include murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, rape etc. These accused were remanded in custody and will appear again on Friday, 22 October 2021 in Kgosi Mampuru II court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service