Home Crime Court postpones murder case against ANC MP for further investigations

Court postpones murder case against ANC MP for further investigations

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Sibusiso Kuli

By Thys Khiba – The Orkney Magistrates’ Court in the Matlosana Local Municipality has postponed the matter against Sibusiso Kula (34), to 17 April 2023, for further investigations.

Kula was charged with murdering his wife and the court denied him bail in his last court appearance,” said North West NPA spokesperson Henry Mamothame.

This comes after the 34-year-old man was arrested on Friday, 20 January 2023 in connection with the killing of his wife.

Following thorough investigations by the police, he was linked to the alleged murder, and he was arrested on Friday, 20 January 2023, and charged with murder,” Mamothame.

According to SAPS reports, Kula’s wife was found murdered on 27 November 2022, in what seemed like a robbery.

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Jennifer Mohlomi (31) was found with a stab wound on her back but the object that was used for her alleged murder has not been recovered.

The matter was reported by the medical facility where she was allegedly transported by the Kula to receive medical attention.

He told the police that he was not present at his home when the incident occurred.

The High Court of South Africa; North West Division has also issued a notice for 23 March 2023, for Kula to appeal the bail judgement.

This comes after his first appeal on the bail judgement was struck off the roll as submitted papers were not in order.

The first appeal on the bail judgement was also struck off the roll at the High Court of South Africa, North West Division, as his application was not in order.

Senior state Adv. Benny Kalakgosi has prepared heads of argument to oppose the application.  An application has been submitted to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in North West, Dr Rachel Makhari, for the matter to be transferred to a higher court, owing to its serious nature.

Police investigations are still underway, and Kula is expected to remain in police custody until the next court appearance.

 

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