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25 March 2017 03:46 (South Africa)

Majali in custody until Tuesday

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The five accused in the Kalahari Resources hijacking appeared in the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court on Friday morning for their bail hearing. Magistrate Ashika Ramlal ruled that the hearing would be postponed to Tuesday to give the prosecution time to place Haralambous Sferopoulos, Stephen Khoza and Elvis Bongani Ndala under mental observation. Sferopolous and Khoza have previously been committed to Sterkfontein Mental Hospital. Ramlal also allowed the prosecution until Tuesday to continue its investigations into various other allegations against controversial businessman Sandile Majali. The four will remain in custody until the next court date on Tuesday. The fifth applicant, Linda Walencia Dlamini, was granted bail set at R10,000. Read more: Times Live

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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