The case in opposition to 5 males accused of kidnapping and killing a 6-year-old Mpumalanga lady has been postponed to August for additional investigations.
Bontle Mashiyane was discovered useless in bushes a number of metres from her house. Some of her physique elements have been lacking.
The males appeared within the Kabokweni Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Ex-convict Collen Hlongwane, 36, Ntombikayise Ngwenya, 40, Thapelo Ngomane, 25, Samuel Tsela, 63, and his son, Philasande, 28, face expenses of kidnapping, rape and homicide.
Hlongwane, Ngwenya and Ngomane face a further cost of dealing in human physique elements.
“The matter was postponed to 2 July 2022 for further investigations,” mentioned National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Monica Nyuswa.
The 5 males will stay in custody till their subsequent courtroom look.
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