Flabba’s murder case ready for trial

The trial is expected to begin on 17 August at the High Court sitting in Randburg.

FILE: A local artist painting a portrait of Nkululeko 'Flabba' Habedi on the day of his funeral 15 March 2015. Picture: Dineo Bendile/ EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The murder trial of a woman accused of killing rapper, Nkululeko 'Flabba' Habedi is expected to begin in August.

Sindisiwe Manqele appeared in the Alexandra Magistrates Court today.

She allegedly stabbed her musician boyfriend during a heated argument in March.

Habedi's family left the court looking disappointed after today's postponement.

But the court heard that the matter is ready for trial and is being moved to the High Court sitting in Randburg.

Manqele was arrested after Habedi was stabbed at his Alexandra home.

Sindisiwe Manqele. Picture: Instagram/keflabba.

In her statement, she claims she was defending herself saying the rapper attacked her during an argument.

The trial is expected to begin on 17 August.

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