‘We are already living with crime in Strandfontein. We have crime in our area and we don’t want more. Smit’s face has been plastered in all media. He will not be able to hide where he stays.’
The Piketberg Magistrate’s Court was unimpressed with the absence of Richard Smit’s lawyer on Thursday. The policeman is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Richard ‘Makka’ Smit made another appearance before the Piketberg Magistrate’s Court. Protestors handed over a petition with more than 3000 signatures opposing bail for the accused.