Mogwase - The North West High Court has found Forum 4 Service Delivery (F4SD) councillor Napoleon Webster not guilty of the murder of Sabata Petros Chale, it was reported on Tuesday.
This comes a day after the State conceded that there was no enough evidence against Fundiwo, Webster, Pungone, Luveli, Msithwa and Soyizwaphi.
Chale was hacked to death on December 8, 2016, in Marikana West, allegedly by Aubrey Seitsang, Sibonile Sobopha, Mdlondozi Fundiwo, Herbert Baqhesi, Webster, William Nyenyane, Aphindile Pungone, Samson Gqwetani, Gift Luveli, Nkululeko Msithwa, Nkosindiphile Nziyose, Luvo Soyizwaphi, Sivuyile Qasha and Mzolisi Mbulana.
The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of SA (SERI) in a statement confirmed that Webster had been discharged after the State failed to produce any evidence linking him to the murder.
SERI) represented Webster during the trial.