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Why were the Brett Kebble shooters given indemnity?

Questions are being asked about why indemnities were struck with the gunmen in the Brett Kebble murder...

Glenn Agliotti after being acquitted of the murder of Brett Kebble in the South Gauteng High Court on 25 November 2010. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

Questions are being asked about why indemnities were struck with the gunmen in the Brett Kebble murder trial. Judge Frans Kgomo on Thursday granted Mikey Schultz, Nigel McGurk and Faizel Kappie Smith indemnity in terms of section 204 of the Criminal Procedure Act.

All three gunmen have admitted to killing Kebble while Clinton Nassif admitted to arranging the killing.

He also acquitted Glenn Agliotti of the Kebble murder by throwing the charges against him out of court. Kgomo lambasted the prosecuting team for the way the case was handled saying Agliotti was not given a fair trial.

The NPA is under pressure for the decision to remove the original prosecuting team from the case.

Kebble’s brother Guy thinks it was an indictment on the justice system

“This whole thing has been bungled and it has been an absolute disaster. We have waited five and half years for this,” he said.

Attorney Ian Small Smith, who represents the three shooters, said if the deals were not cut, Agliotti would never have been prosecuted.

“No one would have ever been charged had my three clients not played open cards with the prosecuting services,” said Smith.

Schultz, who was the triggerman, said he is relieved that he can finally put the matter behind him and maintained he was truthful and honest while on the witness stand.

Meanwhile, the Kebble family is now considering its legal options. Guy Kebble said the family is considering what further steps they can take.

“We have to reconsider what are move could be. We could maybe look at civil action,” he said.

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