Charges dropped against one of two men accused of kidnap and murder of KZN family

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Charges have been dropped against one of two men who were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of five family members from a farm near Boston in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands last month.

The burnt and badly decomposed bodies of the five people, including a two-year-old child and one-month-old baby, were discovered in a plantation near Richmond last weekend.

The second suspect has appeared in the Richmond Magistrate’s Court on a charge of the possession of stolen goods.

Chaos erupted at court when a prosecutor told relatives of the victims about the latest developments in the case.

The remaining accused, 26-year-old Nkosinathi Ngubane, is due to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on the 22nd of December.


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