Alleged contract killers seek bail

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Middelburg - Seven people accused of killing a Nelspruit man will apply for bail in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, said Mpumalanga police.

Colonel Leonard Hlathi said Ronel Botma, 54, Anna Mukwana 51, Dina Mukwana 45, Hendrik Chego 29, Mbuso Khoza 29, Lucas Letesebe 34 and Doctor Tlou, 30, appeared in court on Thursday.

Four of them were allegedly hired to kill Tiziano Ciciltato, 50, who was found stabbed to death on Monday.

His wife Ronel Botma allegedly enlisted sisters Anna and Dina

Mukwana to look for people who could kill him.

Hlathi said Chego, Khoza, Letesebe and Tlou were allegedly hired to carry out the crime. - Sapa

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