Breaking: Meyiwa’s murder suspect arrested – appeared in court

According to Times LIVE, “Details are still sketchy but Boksburg Magistrate’s Court senior prosecutor Henk Strydom confirmed the arrest and the court appearance. Times LIVE understands the name of the suspect is Zanokuhle Mbatha.”

Mbatha is believed to be the dreadlocked suspect the police have been after since the murder of Meyiwa.

Police spokesman confirms Mbathawas taken in for questioning yesterday morning. He was identified in ID parade by witnesses @eNCAnews

— KarynMaughan(@karynmaughan) October 31, 2014

Strydom confirmed with Times LIVE that a suspect has appeared this afternoon at the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court.

He was quoted, “That’s all I can say at the moment other than to add that the suspect in question has applied for legal assistance and the matter has been postponed to November 11.”

Meyiwa was shot dead at the house of his pop-star and actress girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo, and will be laid to rest at Heroes Acre at the Chesterville cemetery in Durban on Saturday.

NPA confirms that Mbathahas asked for postponement so that he can apply for a LegalAidlawyer @eNCAnews

— KarynMaughan(@karynmaughan) October 31, 2014

BREAKING NPA confirms that 25 year old ZanokuhleMbathahas appeared in court for murder and robbery of #SenzoMeyiwa @eNCAnews

— KarynMaughan(@karynmaughan) October 31, 2014

Police arrest a man for #SenzoMeyiwa's murder,5 days after the incident. Good. Now let's see that happen each time a South African is killed

— NickolausBauer (@NickolausBauer) October 31, 2014

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