Mdluli trial set for June
Mdluli wasn’t in court this morning with his advocate producing a sick note.
JOHANNESBURG - A court hearing the Richard Mdluli case has observed a minute of silence for Nelson Mandela, sung the national anthem and set the trial down for June next year.
The controversial former crime intelligence boss is due to answer to charges of kidnapping, intimidation and assault but is not being prosecuted for murder.
The charges relate to the murder of his ex-lover's husband Oupa Ramogibe in February 1999.
Mdluli's co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi was present in court.
Charges of fraud and corruption are also being considered against the policeman by the National Prosecuting Authority.
Mdluli wasn't in court this morning with his advocate producing a sick note to show that his client had recently undergone surgery.
The case was then set down for trial in High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on 1 June.