Johannesburg - A man accused of shooting dead a motorcyclist during a road rage confrontation appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

The matter was postponed to August 21 for further investigations.

Labour law consultant Meekahefele Mosooa, 43, was out on R5 000 bail.

Motorcyclist Douglas Pearce was shot dead in the confrontation with Mosooa on Malibongwe Drive, Northriding, Johannesburg, in February. Both men carried firearms. Mosooa was driving a sedan.

He told the court during his bail application he acted in self-defence.

Sapa