Man accused of KZN family kidnapping, murder to appear in court

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A man arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of five family members from Boston in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands last month, is expected to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Initially, police had arrested two men, but one had his charges withdrawn.

The remaining accused, 26-year-old Nkosinathi Ngubane will make his court appearance today.

The badly burnt bodies of the victims were found in a plantation near Richmond, earlier this month.

The victims are Sizwe Ngcobo, his partner Thandazile Zondi, their children Fanelesibonge as well as one month baby, Libra Ngcobo.

The fifth person is Thandazile Zondi’s brother, Bonokwakhe Khuboni.

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