Case against four of five arrested suspects arrested in deadly Limpopo bombing

The case against four of five suspects arrested in connection with a deadly petrol bomb attack on a bus in Limpopo has been postponed until Thursday.

The vehicle was carrying mineworkers when the suspects allegedly threw a petrol bomb at the bus.

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The four appeared in court on Friday afternoon.

They are facing six counts of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.

Six mine workers were killed and 28 others injured.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu shared an update on the case.

Yesterday, we were outside court where one of the suspects was appearing, and the case has been postponed to the 12th of this month.

Livhuwani Mammburu, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)

Today the four suspects court case has been postponed to the same date where all five will be appearing in court to applying for a bail application.

Livhuwani Mammburu, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)

As we speak, our regional leadership is meeting the police and some community members. There is going to be an Imbizo because all the communities are concerned about what happened on Monday night.

Livhuwani Mammburu, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)

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