Man appears in court for mine manager’s murder

Xolani Sidney Simelane (38) appeared in the Carolina Magistrate’s Court today following a fatal shooting last week.

This is after Zanele Zwane (27), a mine manager was shot dead as she was about to leave for work on Thursday, January 25.

According to police reports, upon arrival at the scene, a white bakkie was found idling while the deceased was motionless on the driver’s seat. She reportedly had bullet wounds on the upper body and was certified dead at the scene.

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The accused was arrested on Saturday facing a murder charge. After making mambos first appearance, the case was postponed to February 5 for a formal bail application. He remains in custody.

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