The court docket has postponed the case tendered in opposition to the person accused of murdering Tshegofatso Pule on Tuesday to October 20 for a pretrial listening to.
Muzikayise Malephane got here earlier than the excessive court docket in Johannesburg. Apparently, the state and defence instructed the court docket that they’ve made an settlement to postpone the case as a result of the state wanted to get extra proof with extra documentation.
Malephane was seen carrying clad in a gray hoodie and black buff on his face with calmness.
Nonetheless, his defence counsel was sad with the presence of media within the court docket and mentioned a good trial is required for her consumer.
“The presence of the media right here is intimidating and we can also’t seek the advice of with our consumer in privateness. Cameras are throughout us,” the counsel instructed the court docket.
The prosecutor additionally disagreed to filming of the proceedings and urged proceedings shouldn’t be recorded for the protection of his household.
Nonetheless, Decide Ratha Mokgoatlheng mentioned there wasn’t public curiosity within the case and instructed the media to keep away from filming the prosecutor and defence counsel.