ANC member of parliament appeared in court and faces a murder charge. Image: Pixabay

Court postpones murder case against ANC’s member of parliament

The murder case against ANC member of parliament, Sibusiso Kula has been postponed to next week due to technical glitches in court.


ANC member of parliament appeared in court and faces a murder charge. Image: Pixabay

The Orkney Magistrates’ Court postponed the case against ANC member of parliament, to 26 April 2023. This is for his attorney to present an application to oppose further postponement on the matter.

The attorney intended to present this application in court however the recording devices had technical glitches which also forced the matter to be postponed.

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Court grants bail to Kula

Sibusiso Kula is currently out on bail after The High Court of South Africa North West Division; granted him R50 000 bail.

This follows his appeal on the Orkney Magistrates’ Court decision to deny him bail.

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He was ordered to surrender his passports, report twice a day at the nearest police station, provided the investigating officer with his work itinerary.

He is also required to report to investigating officer if he must move outside his residential jurisdiction and have no direct or indirect contact with his children.

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Meanwhile, an application has been submitted for the matter to be transferred to a higher court, owing to its serious nature.

The office has noted some aspects of the investigation to be attended to by the investigating officer before the transfer can be authorised.

Kula’s arrest

Police reports reveal that Kula’s wife, Jennifer Mohlomi, was found murdered on 27 November 2022, in what seemed like a robbery.

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She was found with a stab wound on her back but the object that was used for her alleged murder has not been recovered.

The matter was reported by the medical facility where she was allegedly transported by the accused to receive medical attention.

He told the police that he was not present at his home when the incident occurred.

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Following thorough investigations by the police, he was linked to the alleged murder and was arrested on Friday, 20 January 2023.

He was then charged with murder. Police investigations are still underway, and Kula is expected back in court on the set date.

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