Former ANCYL leader Patrick Wisani to learn fate on Monday

20 November 2016 - 17:24 By Tmg Digital

Representatives from several civil society organisations will be present at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning when former ANCYL leader Patrick Wisani will learn his fate when Justice Mohamed Ismail hands down judgment in the Yeoville sjambok and broom stick murder case. Wisani is accused of beating his intimate partner‚ Nosipho Mandleleni‚ to death in September 2015. He also faces charges of allegedly assaulting his late partner’s twin sister‚ Siphokazi‚ and her friend in May 2016‚ in an apparent attempt to intimidate Siphokazi into not testifying against him.The civil society organisations that will be present for the judgment include POWA‚ Sonke Gender Justice‚ Awethu!‚ Justice and Peace‚ Lawyers for Human Rights‚ the Inner City Women’s Forum and others.They will show their support for Nosipho‚ her family‚ witnesses and other victims of gender-based violence by wearing special t-shirts with the message “stop violence against women” emblazoned on them...

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