SA Man who fled to Brazil to keep away from standing for trial after the homicide of his ex-girlfriend has been efficiently extradited to the nation.
Gerard Jansen Van Vuuren arrived on the OR Tambo Worldwide Airport on Friday afternoon.
The 39-year-old man was arrested in Brazil about 4 months in the past and saved in custody at a Rio de Janeiro jail.
Vuuren was anticipated to face trial in 2013 in Johannesburg after he allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend, Andrea Venter, to dying in late 2011.
He tried committing suicide on the crime scene however was arrested and charged with the homicide of his ex-girlfriend.
He was later granted bail within the Johannesburg Excessive Courtroom however he absconded the nation 4 days earlier than the beginning of his trial in Might 2013.
He travelled to Brazil utilizing false journey paperwork.
Interpol issued a warrant of arrest and he was tracked down and arrested by Brazilian authorities in August 2013 on a cost of false documentation.
He was launched in 2015 after serving a sentence for this crime.
Nonetheless, the South African Police Service disclosed that Interpol have been working with Brazilian officers for a number of years to seek out Jansen Van Vuuren.
He was rearrested in June this yr.
He’s now again in SA after a few decade.