EXPLAINER | Meyiwa trial: new judge means the trial starts again from scratch

Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng has come out of retirement to oversee the trial after presiding judge Tshifiwa Maumela took ill

04 July 2023 - 20:52 By Mbekezeli Benjamin and Zikhona Ndlebe

At its last sitting on June 12 2023, when star witness Zandile Khumalo was due to testify, the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial had to be postponed. On the day, deputy judge president Aubrey Ledwaba announced that presiding judge Tshifiwa Maumela was seriously ill and the trial would have to be postponed indefinitely. ..

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