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Khayelitsha mass killing accused released on R800 bail

A suspect in the murders of six people in Enkanini informal settlement, will be back in court in July after being released on R800 bail this week.

A suspect in the murders of six people in Enkanini informal settlement, will be back in court in July after being released on R800 bail this week.

Published Apr 28, 2022

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CAPE TOWN - A suspect in the murders of six people in Enkanini informal settlement, will be back in court in July after being released on R800 bail this week.

Thirty-five-year-old Thando Shuba appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate Court on Tuesday where he was granted bail.

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He is the only person who has been arrested and charged for the murders of two women and four men in the mass shooting on March 20.

Nine people were reportedly sitting outside a shack in Lindela Road, Khayelitsha, when three unknown suspects opened fire and shot them. Three people managed to escape the scene. Shuba is said to have an alibi.

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said he is charged with six counts of murder and the case was postponed to July 6 for further investigation.

Meanwhile, Madoda Zwayi, who is charged with five counts of murder following a fatal shooting in a shack in Endlovini informal settlement on March 14 appeared at the Khayelitsha Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

“His case has been postponed to May 3 for bail application,” said Ntabazalila.

Police spokesperson Wesley Twigg said there are no new developments in relation to Enkanini shooting and the investigation continues.

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