Cape nightclub extortion accused charged with murder

Details have emerged in the Cape Town Magistrates Court of Nafiz Modack and Jacques Cronje’s alleged involvement in the stabbing of a bouncer at Cubana in Greenpoint.

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CAPE TOWN - Two of the five men implicated in a protection racket in Cape Town will be charged for a murder at Cubana in Greenpoint last year.

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Businessman Nafiz Modack and Jacques Cronje and three others are currently applying for bail in the Cape Town Magistrates Court.
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They were arrested in December for allegedly using violence to obtain control over nightclub and restaurant security in the city.
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Details have emerged in the Cape Town Magistrates Court of Nafiz Modack and Jacques Cronje’s alleged involvement in the stabbing of a bouncer at Cubana in Greenpoint.
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The incident apparently occurred after they were denied entry to the trendy hangout.
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Investigating officer, Charl Kinnear, is back in the dock today revealing details of the investigation into the men accused of threatening city businesses in a bid to take over their security.
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He says business owners allowed the situation to play out because they feared retaliation from the men, who have been linked to gang-related activity.
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The court has also heard that Modack intends fleeing the country if he’s granted bail.
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Fears of witness intimidation have also been highlighted.
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