The third police officer linked to Nathaniel Julies’ homicide has appeared briefly within the Protea Magistrates Courtroom.
The detective from the Crime Prevention Unit in Eldorado Park, Voster Netshiongolo who made a short look on Thursday morning is anticipated to stay in custody with the opposite two suspects till September 10.
In the course of the court docket listening to, advocate Abre Loubser referred to as the court docket’s consideration to the truth that the costs introduced earlier than the court docket had been completely different from the costs the police station arrested him for.
Netshiongolo was arrested on Tuesday by the Impartial Police Investigative Directorate.
At the moment, IPID mentioned he was charged with defeating the ends of justice and being in possession of prohibited ammunition.
On Thursday morning, Ipid spokesperson, Ndileka Cola defined that the costs had been revised.
“It implies that the sergeant [Netshiongolo] allegedly unlawfully and deliberately after the homicide of the kid, assisted the accused two different law enforcement officials to flee legal responsibility or evade justice.”
After his court docket look, Nationwide Prosecuting Authority spokesperson, Phindi Mjonondwane defined to the media that it was “inside their rights to amend costs if an accused individual has not but pleaded responsible”.
He’ll be part of the opposite two accused within the dock subsequent week.