The trial of Sandile Mantsoe, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena, has been postponed to March 19. The trial was expected to get underway in the High Court in Johannesburg on Monday.
Twenty seven-year-old Mantsoe has been charged with the premeditated murder of Mokoena. The deceased’s charred remains were found in an open veld in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg in April last year.
Mantsoe made a brief appearance in court dressed in a suite. The matter was then postponed to later this month to allow both the defence and the state enough time to prepare.
This comes after the emergence of new information that needs to be brought before court. Nineteen witnesses are expected to testify in the trial. Karabo Mokoena’s family was also in court.
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