Bail for Nothcliff accused postponed

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - The bail application of two men accused of killing two siblings in Northcliff was postponed by the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday, Gauteng police said.

Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said the hearing would continue on Monday.

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Siblings, Karen Buchanan and Gary Smith were alegedly tortured, beaten up and shot on March 14 2008 in Northcliff.

Kenneth Schroder, 53, and Paul Mundel, 39, stand accused of the murder of Gary Smith and his sister Karen Buchanan.

Smith and Buchanan were bound with rags and their mouths shut with duct-tape before they were assaulted on March 14, 2008.

Their teeth were pulled out, darts were thrown at them and Buchanan was stripped naked. Later, they were both shot in the head.

Buchanan was killed by a shot to the back of the head. Her brother was shot in the mouth.

Their bodies were found by a domestic worker. - Sapa

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