Senzo Meyiwa trial

Former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa before his death in 2014. Image: @LLunga18/Twitter

WATCH LIVE: Senzo Meyiwa murder trial continues

The defence in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial is expected to continue grilling Constable Sizwe Zungu. Watch the proceedings live..

Senzo Meyiwa trial

Former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa before his death in 2014. Image: @LLunga18/Twitter

State witness and police officer Constable Sizwe Zungu is expected to continue with his testimony in the trial of the five men accused of killing Senzo Meyiwa.

Zungu is the first witness to testify that the accused know each other and were together at a hostel in Vosloorus the night Meyiwa was murdered at his girlfriend’s home Kelly Khumalo on 26 October 2014.


As previously reported by The South African, Meyiwa’s close friends Mthokozisi Thwala, Tumelo Madlala his then-girlfriend Kelly Khumalo, her mother Ntombi Gladness Khumalo, her sister Zandile Khumalo and her then-boyfriend Longwe Twala as well as Kelly’s two children Christian and Thingo were present when the goal keeper was shot on 26 October 2014.

Five men are on trial at the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the murder of the soccer star, Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya, Bongani Ntanzi, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, Mthokoziseni Maphisa and Fisokuhle Nkani Ntuli. They face charges of premeditated murder, attempted murder, robbery with aggravated circumstances, possession of firearms without a licence and possession of ammunition. All five men pleaded not guilty as the trial has started afresh under Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng.

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Court proceedings normally start at 10:00, adjourn at 13:00 for lunch and resume again at 14:00. However, due to unforeseen circumstances on a particular day there are delays and sometimes court adjourns for either tea or lunch earlier than the set times indicated above.

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